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Mercy Malaysia has, on 30th December 2008, formed an Emergency Response Assessment Team to face the humanitarian crisis in Gaza strip. The team has been promptly dispatched to Egypt led by President, Datuk Dr. Jemilah Mahmood and Exco Member Norazam Ab. Samah.
The air strike and ground offensive on Gaza – as reported by AlJazeera – have killed more than 700 Palestinians, 219 of which are children. More than 3000 have been wounded.
Therefore, Mercy Malaysia appeals to generous Malaysians to send it cash donations. Contributions will support Mercy Malaysia to procure emergency surgical kits, medicines and hospital equipments to help the hospitals in Gaza.
* Cheque is to be made payable to “MERCY MALAYSIA” and addressed to Mercy Malaysia, Level 2, Podium Block, City Point, Kompleks Dayabumi, Jalan Sultan Hishamuddin, 50050 Kuala Lumpur.
* Cash donations can be made via on-line transmission or deposit at CIMB Bank Account No: 1424-000-6561053.
* Donation form can be downloaded from here.
* Further enquiries are to be directed to +603-22733999 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Let us make a difference by whatever little we have. From the bottom of my heart, I thank you for your generosity.
Rather than passing on e-mails asking to boycott that news channel (that you watch on your satellite tv anyway) or this fast food chain (that you can’t stop your kids from wanting to go because you don’t cook and they love the fries), you might as well send a little something Mercy’s way while you do your internet banking or when you write a cheque for your home loan.