Gaza: Heatwave brings new misery and disease risk to Rafah

Unexpected blistering temperatures across Gaza have added to the daily misery faced by the enclave’s people and sparked new fears of disease outbreaks amid a lack of sufficient clean water and waste disposal, UN humanitarians said on Thursday. https://news.un.org/feed/view/en/story/2024/04/1149011
Image
Gaza: Heatwave brings new misery and disease risk to Rafah
Image
Gaza: UN aid team reaches stricken north, confirms ‘shocking’ disease and hunger

Gaza: UN aid team reaches stricken north, confirms ‘shocking’ disease and hunger

22 Mar 2024

Amid reports of ongoing bombardment across Gaza on Friday, UN humanitarians highlighted “shocking levels of disease and hunger” after visiting an overwhelmed hospital in the north of the enclave.

Image
10,000 people feared buried under the rubble in Gaza

10,000 people feared buried under the rubble in Gaza

02 May 2024

More than 10,000 people are believed buried under the rubble in Gaza after nearly seven months of devastating conflict, UN humanitarians said on Thursday, citing the enclave’s health authorities.

Image
World News in Brief: New relief window in Gaza, sexual violence in Sudan, new action against chemical weapons

World News in Brief: New relief window in Gaza, sexual violence in Sudan, new action against chemical weapons

30 Nov 2023

A last-minute extension of the pause in fighting in Gaza between Israel and Hamas on Thursday offered hope that UN humanitarians and aid partners will be able to pursue their efforts to reach the enclave’s most vulnerable people.