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Government’s response to situation in Israel and Palestine

On 7 October 2023, Hamas carried out a terrorist attack against Israel. The security situation in the region has seriously deteriorated since then. Information about the Government’s response to the situation and the subsequent war is provided here.

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Government’s response to the war between Israel and Hamas

Recent fighting between Israel and the terrorist organisation Hamas has been ongoing since Hamas carried out horrific attacks on civilian men, women and children in Israel on 7 October 2023. Around 1 200 people were killed and more than 200 civilians, including children and elderly people, were taken hostage and removed to Gaza. Israel has suffered the worst mass murder of Jews since the Holocaust. In the subsequent war, tens of thousands of Palestinians have died, including thousands of children. The human suffering of the civilian population is immense.

Sweden’s humanitarian support to Gaza

Due to the humanitarian crisis in Gaza, Sweden has increased its humanitarian assistance by approximately SEK 520 million since 7 October 2023. Sweden has long been one of the largest donors to several humanitarian actors operating in Gaza.

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