‘This must stop,’ UN chief says as deaths, displacement ripple across Gaza

Spikes in casualties, attacks on schools and shelters, including the death of a UN worker, and crippling fuel shortages blocking aid deliveries rippled across Gaza over the weekend, as the World Health Organization (WHO) helped to evacuate 31 babies in critical condition at the besieged Al-Shifa Hospital and the UN chief called for a humanitarian ceasefire amid the ongoing Israel-Palestine crisis. https://news.un.org/feed/view/en/story/2023/11/1143762
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‘This must stop,’ UN chief says as deaths, displacement ripple across Gaza
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'High-risk mission' delivers fuel to Al-Shifa Hospital in northern Gaza

23 Jan 2024

The World Health Organization (WHO) and partners have delivered 19,000 litres of fuel to Al-Shifa hospital in northern Gaza, the UN agency said late on Tuesday.  

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Gaza City: Babies dying in hospital amid scenes of devastation

13 Nov 2023

More patients, including premature babies, have reportedly died in Gaza City’s Al-Shifa hospital which has gone three days without electricity amid intensifying Israeli military operations, making a ceasefire more urgent than ever, UN humanitarians have said.

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Besieged Gaza hospital misery continues while rainfall prompts new health scare

14 Nov 2023

UN health agency WHO hailed on Tuesday the “heroic efforts” of staff at Gaza City’s besieged Al-Shifa hospital and expressed concern for hundreds of thousands of displaced people in the enclave where heavy rainfall has caused flooding and aggravated the already dire health crisis.