This is a summary of what was said by UNICEF Spokesperson James Elder – to whom quoted text may be attributed - at today's press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva
Situation Report in English on occupied Palestinian territory and 1 other country about Contributions, Education, Flood and more; published on 6 Feb 2024 by OCHA
UNICEF State of Palestine Humanitarian Situation Report No. 16 (Escalation): 18 to 24 January 2024 - occupied Palestinian territory
Situation Report in English on occupied Palestinian territory and 1 other country about Contributions, Coordination, Epidemic and more; published on 27 Jan 2024 by UNICEF
Many more children have been killed in Gaza every day compared with Ukraine, Afghanistan, Iraq, other conflict zones.
And in addition to all of the horrors depicted above, over 2 million Palestinians are currently in danger of starvation.
Gaza Strip : IPC Acute Food Insecurity November 2023 - February 2024 (December 21, 2023) - occupied Palestinian territory
Analysis in English on occupied Palestinian territory about Agriculture, Food and Nutrition and more; published on 21 Dec 2023 by IPC
The following study highlights that even back in 2006, 41% of Palestinian children in Gaza suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder, and in 2018, 95% of them had four groups of symptoms: depression, aggression, hyperactivity, and a preference for being alone.
Impact of chronic war trauma exposure on PTSD diagnosis from 2006 -2021: a longitudinal study in Palestine - Middle East Current Psychiatry
Background Trauma and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders (PTSD) are a common result of the occurrence of natural and man-made disasters, the refugees are one of these traumas in which some resulted from political conflicts. Today, Palestinians are the largest refugee population in the world after...
A page explaining most of the entire current horrifying situation:
Information about the recent allegations of genocide against the government of Israel:
Important information articles:
Permissive airstrikes on non-military targets and the use of an AI system have enabled the Israeli army to carry out its deadliest war on Gaza.
Since October 7, Israel's police have systematically banned, restricted, and attacked protests against the army's assault on Gaza.
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Also, this is definitely NOT an invitation for any heated extremely controversial and opinionated political arguments in this community. That is NOT allowed.
Here is another petition that Canadian citizens can sign, calling for a ceasefire, which uses governmental systems, so it is likely more effective than a change.org petition for those who are able to participate.
And here is a United States petition from "Jewish Voice For Peace", this world's largest progressive Jewish anti-Zionist organization, which is likely also more efficient than the first petition.
Act Now Join JVP Campaign with us Ways to Give ACT NOW President Biden: Demand an immediate ceasefire now. Congress: Stop fueling genocide. NYT editorial board: support a ceasefire. All Actions JOIN JVP Looking for a political home in this perilous moment? Want a Jewish community with justice at...