Free psychological counselling phone lines open for Gazans


IRIN reports that a large number of NGOs and aid agencies are opening phone lines for Gazan residents to call for free psychological support.

Sawa, a Ramallah-based Palestinian organisation, says their line is receiving 200-250 calls a day and their 14 staff are working around the clock.
Sawa’s number is +972 (0)2 58 222 11.

UNICEF, Shatil, CLEC and the WHO are also all operating phone lines for Gazans and southern Israelis.