Belong Network and Together for Humanity – Leading in Challenging Times: Support for those responding to the impact of the conflict in Israel and Gaza on local communities in the UK This briefing is a response to widespread requests for support and guidance from local government bodies and related services who have found some elements of the current situation in Israel and Gaza a challenge to respond to. This guidance is therefore primarily aimed at local government officers, elected representatives, and related service providers. It seeks to support them by capturing some of the key principles and elements of good practice that can inform our response to these challenges.