# The World Health Organisation says 12 children with cancer or other blood disorders have been evacuated, with their companions, from the Gaza Strip in the occupied Palestinian territory. They have been taken to Egypt and Jordan so their treatment can continue safely. More children are expected to be evacuated for cancer treatment as part of the initiative. The WHO has welcomed the evacuations and emphasizes that sustained, orderly, unimpeded and safe medical evacuations of critically wounded and sick patients into and via Egypt through the Rafah Border Crossing are essential.
WHO says children with cancer evacuated from Gaza for treatment to Egypt and Jordan