Elevator transferred to Gaza maternity hospital


JERUSALEM (JTA) — An elevator was transferred to Gaza for use in the coastal strip’s only maternity hospital.

The elevator will be installed in the three-story Al-Awda Maternity Hospital in Jabaliya, which is used by all women giving birth in the Gaza Strip, according to a statement by the Defense Ministry’s Coordination of Government Activities in the Territories department.

The transfer of the elevator was executed with the cooperation and funding of the World Health Organization, and following a formal request by the Quartet, the diplomatic grouping of the United States, the United Nations, Russia and the European Union that is mediating the Middle East peace process.

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