PROTECTIVE EDGE DAY 22: ‘ News From The Front-Line Returns As Gaza Crisis Explodes Into Chaos ‘

ACE WORLD NEWS – GAZA CRISIS UPDATE – JULY 28, 2014

  • Since July 7, Israel has killed at least 1034 Palestinians in Gaza, including at least 226 children. More than 6200 others have been wounded.

  • On July 27, the Israeli military admitted that it opened fire on the courtyard of a UN school three days earlier in Beit Hanoun, where 16 Palestinians sheltering from the fighting were killed and scores more wounded. However, contrary to evidence supplied by eyewitnesses, journalists, and UN officials, Israel denied that its shelling of the school caused any deaths.

  • Since July 7, at least 44 families in Gaza have lost at least three or more members killed by the Israeli military in the same incident, totaling more than 250 people. During the 12-hour ceasefire on July 26, 11 members of the Hilo family were pulled from the rubble in the Shejaiya neighborhood of Gaza City. Earlier in the day, before the ceasefire came into effect, approximately 20 members of the Al-Najar family were killed, including 11 children, and many others were wounded when their home was attacked by the Israeli military in southern Gaza.

  • According to the United Nations, as of yesterday (July 27) at 8 AM ET:
  • At least 760 Palestinian civilians have been killed in Gaza, including at least 226 children and 117 women.

  • More than 6200 Palestinians have been injured, including more than 1900 children and 1100 women.

  • 215,000 internally displaced people (IDP) are sheltering in United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) and government schools, informal shelters or host families.

  • At least 194,000 children require specialized psychosocial support (PSS) due to trauma caused by the death or injury of someone they know or loss of home.

  • Twenty-two hospitals, clinics and medical centers have been hit by Israeli air-strikes or shelling since July 8. At least one doctor and two medics have been killed.

  • Israel has destroyed or severely damaged approximately 685 residential properties, including numerous multi-story buildings, causing hundreds of civilian casualties.

  • Since July 7, 130 schools have been damaged. At least six teachers are known to have been killed.

  • The Israeli army has declared 44% of the tiny Gaza Strip a military “buffer zone.”

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PROTECTIVE EDGE DAY 19: ' News From The Front-Line and Latest Updates '

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GAZA CRISIS UPDATE (JULY 26, 2014)

  • At least 649 Palestinian civilians have been killed in Gaza, including at least 194 children and 101 women.

  • During the 24-hour reporting period (July 24-July 25), 68 Palestinians were reported killed in Gaza, including at least 10 children and nine women.

  • Forty-two families in Gaza have lost at least three or more members killed by the Israeli military in the same incident, totalling 253 people. Several of the over 100 women killed were reportedly pregnant, including three belonging to the Abu Jamea family, whose house was attacked by Israel on July 20. (Note: This does not include 18 members of the Al-Najar family killed on June 26.)

  • The coping capacity of health professionals and facilities is increasingly overstretched. A rise in the relative number of miscarriages, premature births, and child mortality amongst pregnant women has been reported.

  • Eighteen health-related facilities have been hit by Israeli airstrikes or shelling since July 8. At least one doctor and two medics have been killed.

  • At least 165,000 children require specialized psychosocial support (PSS) due to trauma caused by the death or injury of someone they know or loss of home.

  • 167,000 internally displaced people (IDP) are sheltering in 95 United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) and government schools and tens thousands of others are taking refuge elsewhere. This is more than double the number of Palestinians who took refuge at UN facilities during Israel’s devastating three-week assault on Gaza in the winter of 2008-2009,Operation Cast Lead. All are in need of emergency food assistance.

  • Israel has destroyed or severely damaged approximately 650 residential properties, including numerous multi-story buildings, causing hundreds of civilian casualties.

  • Ninety-two UN installations have been damaged.

  • During the reporting period, six UNRWA schools were damaged. Since July 7, 123 schools have been. On July 24, five people were wounded when the Israeli military shelled the Deir al-Balah girls school in central Gaza, which was sheltering approximately 1500 IDPs. At least six teachers are known to have been killed.

  • The Israeli army has declared 44% of the tiny Gaza Strip a military “buffer zone.”

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PROTECTIVE EDGE DAY 18: ‘ News From the Front-Line and Latest Updates ‘

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GAZA CRISIS UPDATE (JULY 25, 2014)

  • Since July 7, Israel has killed at least 808 Palestinians in Gaza, including at least 185 children.

  • At around 3 PM local time on Thursday (July 24), a United Nations school in Beit Hanoun where approximately 1500 internally displaced people (IDP) were sheltering was struck by several missiles, killing at least 16 people and injuring at least 150 others. It wasn’t immediately clear who was responsible for the attack, however late Thursday the Israeli military acknowledged that it had fired into the area at the time of the incident, claiming they were responding to hostile fire. According to UN officials, they twice asked the Israeli military to allow a humanitarian corridor to evacuate civilians from the school during the day, but Israel refused. Over the past three days, the Israeli military has attacked UN schools housing IDPs on three different occasions, despite the fact that the UN has provided the military with precise GPS coordinates for all of its facilities.

  • According to the UN, as of July 24 at 8 AM ET:

    • At least 578 Palestinian civilians have been killed, including at least 185 children and 93 women.

  • During the 24-hour reporting period (July 23-July 24), at least 92 Palestinians were reported killed or their bodies recovered, including 17 children and eight women. (Note: These figures do not include at least 16 people killed in an attack on a UN school sheltering IDPs, the source of which is not yet conclusively known.)

  • Forty-two families in Gaza have lost at least three or more members killed by the Israeli military in the same incident, totaling 253 people.

  • More than 5100 Palestinians have been injured, including more than 1500 children and 1000 women, as of July 24 at 1 AM ET.

  • 149,000 internally displaced people (IDP) are sheltering in 84 United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) schools and tens thousands of others are taking refuge elsewhere. This is more than double the number of Palestinians who took refuge at UN facilities during Israel’s devastating three-week assault on Gaza in the winter of 2008-2009, Operation Cast Lead. All are in need of emergency food assistance.

  • At least 148,000 children require specialized psychosocial support (PSS) due to trauma caused by the death or injury of someone they know or loss of home.

  • Israel has destroyed or severely damaged at least 615 residential properties, including numerous multi-story buildings, causing hundreds of civilian casualties.

  • Since July 7, Israeli attacks have damaged approximately 120 schools. On July 24, five people were wounded when the Israeli military shelled the Deir al-Balah girls school in central Gaza, which was sheltering approximately 1500 IDPs. At least six teachers are known to have been killed.

  • The Israeli army has declared 44% of the tiny Gaza Strip a military “buffer zone.”

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