Gaza Health Crisis Appeal 

Over 26,000 people have been killed in Gaza, Israel and the West Bank since 7 October 2023. The few remaining hospitals in Gaza can only offer limited maternity, trauma and emergency care services. The humanitarian need is catastrophic.

“We went into Gaza at the request of the World Health Organization (WHO). In my 25 years of humanitarian aid work, this is by far the most challenging situation I have seen.”

– David Wightwick, UK-Med CEO

How we are responding

At the beginning of January 2024 we responded to a call from the World Health Organisation (WHO) and sent a small and highly specialist team to Gaza.

Our team is faced with incredibly difficult working conditions, providing around the clock surgery for the wounded – of which a devastatingly high percentage are children.

Since arriving, our surgical team has been working with local health staff to help men, women and children – performing 22 surgical procedures and 44 Intensive Care Unit interventions.

Please donate today

We have launched a Gaza Health Crisis Appeal to scale up our work while we continue to send experienced humanitarian medics from our roster to deliver life and limb-saving health care.

Your support will save lives in the most desperate of times.

What your donation could provide:

£30 could help us buy 100 bandages for essential emergency healthcare

£100 could fund a surgical pack including gowns, gloves, caps and facemasks

£222 could pay for a trauma kit

Other ways to support UK-Med

How to make a donation by phone or post

Donations over the phone

Call us on 0300 140 9984

Donations by post

Fundraising Team
Elliot House
151 Deansgate
M3 3WD

Fundraisers, events and corporate donations

If you’d like to hold a fundraiser – whether that’s yourself, through your school, community group, workplace, or with friends – we’d love to hear from you.

Please get in touch with our team at fundraising@uk-med.org or call 0300 140 9984 to let us know how you’d like to help.

Donations of blankets, clothes, etc.

Unfortunately, that’s not something we can accept at the moment.

Giving money is the best thing you can do. Donations of money enable UK-Med to respond quickly, efficiently, and cost-effectively.  

Please read our policy on unsolicited donations to find out more.

Join our roster of medical professionals or central office team

Read the latest updates from our work across the world