War is always horrible and it is a lose-lose situation.
Social workers rarely create the situations in which we intervene; we react to people’s needs at any given time. In Israel, social workers are working day and night to assist the victims of the rockets, launched by the terrorist organization of Hamas, throughout Israel. We are sure that social workers in Gaza are working day and night as well, to relieve the suffering of the Gazan civilians and assist the casualties. As social workers it is our role and duty to promote resilience and to provide people with the tools to find the strength to overcome these traumatic times so that they will be able to return to normal functioning as soon as possible following the cessation of hostilities….
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