Boost U.S. Humanitarian Efforts

President Obama has made the following promise:

"I will invest in our civilian capacity to operate alongside our troops in post-conflict zones and on humanitarian and stabilization missions." — 3/19/08, Fayetteville, N.C.

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Updated: January 30, 2009

U.S. Sends Emergency Aid To Gaza

Obama authorized forwarding $20.3 million from the U.S. Emergency Refugee and Migration Assistance Fund to the United Nations and the International Committee of the Red Cross to provide humanitarian aid to Palestinians in Gaza. The decision came in response to a U.N. appeal for more than $600 million to help rebuild the area after a three-week military clash with Israel.

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