World Central Kitchen

Israel-Gaza War, Humanitarian Aid
After fatal attack, World Central Kitchen to resume operations in Gaza

WCK stressed its commitment to the population of the Gaza Strip and the memory of those killed in the fatal attack, and reiterated its call for an international investigation of the attack.

Avi Woolf | 29.04.24

Israel-Gaza War, Humanitarian Aid

Without UNRWA? IDF meets with humanitarian organizations to help coordinate aid to Gaza

The meeting marks part of Israel's efforts to better coordinate with humanitarian organizations to avoid incidents such as the one in which the IDF mistakenly struck a World Central Kitchen convoy.

Avi Woolf | 11.04.24

Israel-Gaza War, World Central Kitchen

Australia to send its former Air Chief Marshall and a team to independently assess IDF World Central Kitchen report

The incident, in which the IDF mistakenly attacked a World Central Kitchen aid convoy, took the lives of seven foreign nationals, including one Australian citizen.

Yair Amar, JFeed Staff | 08.04.24

Israel-Gaza War, Humanitarian Aid

BREAKING: IDF investigation on World Central Kitchen Incident: "misidentification" in "serious violation" of procedure caused deaths

According to the investigation, a previous identification of nearby gunmen led to mistaken classification of WCK vehicles as terrorist. Full report below.

Avi Woolf | 05.04.24

Israel-Gaza War, Humanitarian Aid

IDF Spokesperson: World Central Kitchen incident investigation to be made public soon

In the face of conflicting signs of a possible attack from Iran, IDF Spokesperson Hagari also said that there was no change as of yet in Rear Command instructions.

Liran Vainshtain, Chani Edri, JFeed Staff | 04.04.24

Israel-Gaza War, World Central Kitchen

Watch: Chief of Staff Halevi issues statement in English regarding World Central Kitchen incident

Halevi repeated that the deaths of the WCK workers was a "grave mistake" and that there is now a humanitarian coordination center meant to ensure better coordination of aid provision.

Avi Woolf | 03.04.24

Israel-Gaza War, Humanitarian Aid

Following World Central Kitchen deaths, Gallant orders investigation, tighter coordination and communication with humanitarian orgs

The Defense Minister also "reflected on the complex environment in which IDF troops are required to operate on a daily basis" while stressing the need for open communication with international organizations.

Avi Woolf | 02.04.24

Israel-Gaza War, Humanitarian Aid

Polish FM demands impartial investigation of World Central Kitchen incident from FM Katz

Polish Foreign Minister Radoslaw Sikorksi stressed in his talk with Foreign Minister Katz that "all Poles were shocked by the death" of the seven WCK members, allegedly killed in an Israeli strike.

Avi Woolf | 02.04.24

Israel-Gaza War, World Central Kitchen

IDF Spokesperson to World Central Kitchen founder: We will investigate the incident and get to the root of the matter 

IDF Spokesperson Daniel Hagari spoke with the World Central Kitchen founder regarding the incident where five WCK workers were possibly mistakenly killed by the IDF: "We will investigate this serious incident, learning lessons to reduce the odds for a repeat of such incidents."

Liran Vainshtain, JFeed Staff | 02.04.24

Israel-Gaza War, Humanitarian Aid

Watch: World Central Kitchen sends second aid flotilla to Gaza with help of UAE

The convoy contains hundreds of tons of ready to eat meals, destined for the north of the Gaza Strip.

Avi Woolf | 30.03.24

Israel-Gaza War, Humanitarian Aid

World Central Kitchen leading effort to aid Gazan civilians by sea

One ship has already offloaded hundreds of tons of food to the Gaza Strip on Friday, and another ship is en route today, with Cyprus serving as the main aid terminal.

Avi Woolf | 16.03.24