Thousands of pregnant women and hundreds of children need care in Gaza

Thousands of pregnant women and hundreds of children need care in Gaza

In UNRWA’s written statement on social media platform

The statement states that approximately 4,600 displaced pregnant women and 380 newborn babies in need of medical care live in UNRWA facilities.

On the other hand, in another UNRWA statement, it was noted that, according to the report of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), 50,000 pregnant women live in Gaza and more than 180 births occur per day.


While Hamas’s armed wing, the Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades, launched a comprehensive attack on the morning of October 7, claiming to “respond to Israel’s continued violations against the Palestinians and their sacred values, especially the Masjid al-Aqsa”, the Israeli army also launched intense airstrikes against the Gaza Strip. The bombing began.

Israel announced that more than 1,400 Israelis, including 352 soldiers, have been killed and 5,132 people wounded since October 7, 36 of them in clashes inside the Gaza Strip.

According to Israel, there are 239 Israeli prisoners held by the Qassam Brigades.

According to the Palestinian Ministry of Health in Gaza, 10,812 Palestinians, including 4,412 children and 2,918 women, were killed and 26,905 people were injured in the Israeli attacks.

In the West Bank and Jerusalem, Israeli forces and Jewish settlers killed 181 Palestinians.

The Israeli army attacked the Shifa hospital, which is the largest health center in Gaza with thousands of wounded and civilians, the Nasr children’s hospital, the Al-Ehli Baptist hospital and the Turkish-Palestinian Friendship hospital, as well as the surroundings of Jerusalem and Palestinian-affiliated Indonesian hospitals. Red Crescent, forcing evacuation. Hundreds of people were killed and injured in the attacks.

In clashes between the Israeli army and Hezbollah since October 8, 63 Hezbollah members and 4 Israeli soldiers were killed. (AA)

Source: Sozcu


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