Cites the civilian death toll, especially among Palestinians, the temporary suspension of UNRWA and ICRC aid delivery, and the inability of ambulances to access injured Gazans during Operation Cast Lead. Calls on Israel and Hamas to implement an immediate cease-fire and allow unrestricted humanitarian access to Gaza.
See also: related measures S. Res. 6 of 1/6/09, H. Res. 34 and S. Res. 10 both of 1/8/09, H. Res. 37 of 1/9/09, H. Res. 130 of 2/4/09, and H. Res. 867 of 10/23/09.