450,000 Gazans now uprooted from Rafah as Israeli bombardment continues

Large parts of the city of Rafah are now a “ghost town”, with UN humanitarians reporting on Tuesday that some 450,000 Gazans have been forcibly displaced from the southernmost city by Israeli evacuation orders in the last week. https://news.un.org/feed/view/en/story/2024/05/1149696
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450,000 Gazans now uprooted from Rafah as Israeli bombardment continues
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Gaza: 80,000 displaced from Rafah as Israeli bombardment intensifies, say UN aid teams

09 May 2024

Some 80,000 people have left Rafah since Monday amid continuing Israeli bombardment in and around Gaza’s southernmost city overnight and into Thursday, UN humanitarians reported.

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Gaza: UN calls for urgent aid scale-up amid new mass exodus to Rafah

29 Dec 2023

In Gaza, at least 100,000 displaced people have poured into Rafah in recent days, UN humanitarians said on Friday, worsening already dire conditions in the southernmost part of the enclave.

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‘Extraordinary, deep anxiety’ in Gaza over feared Rafah attack   

30 Apr 2024

Ordinary Gazans remain in a “constant state of trauma” over an impending full-scale Israeli attack on the enclave’s southernmost city of Rafah, amid a growing number of strikes there, the head of the UN agency for Palestinian refugees said on Tuesday.