Last quote by Christopher Gunness
Yarmouk has been the result of political failure, and those political failures are the result of disunity. We need political differences by the main powers in the world to be put aside. They need to come together to save lives because the credibility of the international system is at risk. It must not let down the people of Yarmouk and beyond.
Apr 07 2015
Christopher Gunness has been quoted 7 times. The two most recent articles where Christopher Gunness has been quoted are Gaza reconstruction: mission impossible? and Gaza: 15 dead at UN school. Most recently, Christopher Gunness was quoted as having said, “The time of humanitarian action alone has passed. We need political action, particularly from the Europeans and Americans. They know exactly which levers to pull – they need to be pulled, they need to be pulled urgently, because the humanitarian impact in Gaza is overwhelming.”.
Quotes by Christopher Gunness
Nov 03 2014
The time of humanitarian action alone has passed. We need political action, particularly from the Europeans and Americans. They know exactly which levers to pull – they need to be pulled, they need to be pulled urgently, because the humanitarian impact in Gaza is overwhelming.
Jul 24 2014
These are people who have taken shelter in a UN designated area. The warring parties, particularly the Israelis, were given the precise GPS coordinates. They knew exactly what was going on there, and in spite of that, this has happened.
Feb 05 2009
At 2.30 yesterday armed men forced their way into our warehouse, one of our warehouses in Gaza, and they took 25 plus blankets and over 400 food parcels. I condemn this in the strongest terms and demand that this be returned.
Jan 08 2009
I can confirm that UNWRA has suspended its operations in Gaza because of staff security. We've had a shooting of a driver in a convoy clearly marked as a UN vehicle. They've been a number of attacks in which UN facilities have been hit with direct hits and others.
Jan 07 2009
We have conducted an intital investigation, and as a result of that, we are 99.9 per cent certain that there was no militant, nor militant activity in the school or in the school compound.
Dec 29 2008
It is virtually impossible to run or to do large scale planning for such a humanitarian operation. We feed more than 750,000 people in Gaza. The World Food Programme feeds over 200,000 people in Gaza. We do cash distributions to 94,000 people. To conduct an aid operation of this scale, given the drip drip drip, on and off policy of supplies into Gaza, it's become virtually impossible.
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