The recent hostilities in Israel and Gaza have had an immense impact on civilians. People have been killed, injured and taken hostage. Families have lost homes and loved ones. With no end in sight, the level of pain and suffering on both sides of this conflict is unimaginable.
The ICRC has been providing assistance to people affected by the conflict and violence in Israel and the Occupied Territories (ILOT) since 1967. This page is an effort to make information easily accessible to all those who feel like the ICRC can help them in some way. This page also addresses frequently asked questions about our work and international humanitarian law (IHL) following the intensification of armed violence in Israel and the occupied Palestinian territory on 7 October 2023.