The Gathering of Lebanese Doctors launch a campaign in solidarity with Gaza, near ESCWA headquarters in Downtown Beirut, Wednesday, July 16, 2014. (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)
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The Gathering of Lebanese Doctors launched a campaign in solidarity with Gaza Wednesday, organizing demonstrations in front of ESCWA headquarters in Beirut and announcing a call for medical volunteers to assist in the treatment of residents of the war-torn strip.The campaign coincided with the National Initiative's call for volunteers Tuesday, urging doctors, nurses and specialists to travel to Gaza and assist in the treatment of local residents.According to Jaafar, the campaign has already received calls from 25 volunteers since the announcement was released late Tuesday.Jaafar said that the bus trip would take almost half a day.
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