Britain’s hospital ship to Gaza!
Thousands of wounded Gazans are awaiting medical treatment, writes Veronica Vickery, with many of Gaza’s hospitals damaged or destroyed. Meanwhile a health crisis looms with the coming winter, amid a failing water and sewage system. One way the UK can help: send our hospital ship RFA Argus to provide essential medical aid.
The Ecologist. Comment article by Veronica Vickery. 23/09/14
Nearly 60k sign petition to send Royal Navy hospital ship to Gaza
RT radi0 11/08/14
A Palestinian, who was injured in clashes in the Gaza strip, is carried on a stretcher to an ambulance after the arrival of a group of injured Palestinians at Ankara’s Esenboga airport, early August 11, 2014. (Reuters/Umit Bektas)
Israel-Gaza conflict: Petition to send Royal Navy hospital ship to Gaza reaches 50,000
Article in the Independent 10/08/14 by Natasha Culzac
‘Campaigners, including comedian Rory Bremner, welcomed the deployment of NHS staff but called for the release of Falmouth-based RFA Argus’ (Independent)
Petition calls for hospital ship to be sent to Gaza
Article in West Briton (print) 07/08/14 by Craig Blackburn
Article in West Briton (online) 04/08/14 by Craig Blackburn