Amid the ongoing Israeli military offensive on the Gaza Strip, the Switzerland government has shown its support to the children of Gaza Strip by contributing 10 million Swiss francs (Rs 96,60,74,871) to the UN International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF).

Taking to X on Wednesday, December 20, Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation said, “The escalation of hostilities in Gaza is having a catastrophic impact on children and families.”

The agency added that it contributes CHF 10 million to UNICEF to cover the needs of children and families in the areas of water, sanitation, hygiene, health, nutrition & education.