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The Humanitarian Health Effects of the Israel-Hamas War Among Gaza Civilians

Frayed health care and an overwhelmed global humanitarian system imperil the health of civilians in Gaza, cautions Hopkins expert Paul Spiegel.
Johns Hopkins University Press
Policy Document

On the Brink: War and Public Health in Gaza ar

rom the seventh of October 2023 until the date of writing this article, Gaza is still subjected to air, sea and land bombardment in a cruel war that targets the lives of its residents and all the necessities of their…
Institute for Palestine Studies

Health Crises in Palestine – Panel Discussion

Panel discussion on Health Crises in Palestine
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Journal Article

Social and political determinants of health in the occupied Palestine territory (oPt) during the COVID-19 pandemic: who is responsible?

The Palestinian authority (PA) reacted quickly to the coronavirus outbreak, introducing strict lock down measures to limit community transmission. However, since restriction measures were eased in late May, there has been a massive spike in cases with over 9000 cases…
BMJ Global Health
Background Reports

War in the Gaza Strip: Public Health Situation Analysis

The current public health situation analysis (PHSA) concerns the population living within the Gaza Strip and affected by the acute emergency resulting from large-scale military operations by Israel and Hamas.
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
News Article

Gaza conflict: how children’s lives are affected on every level

Children living in Gaza have never known anything but overcrowding, shortages, conflict and danger.
The Conversation

Participatory Vulnerability Analysis in the North of the Gaza Strip

This report draws on a workshop, focus group discussions and key informant interviews to understand the vulnerability of communities and livelihoods in the northern Gaza Strip. It explores how this activity enabled the design of resilience-oriented actions to improve the…

Gender alert: The gendered impact of the crisis in Gaza ar

Since 7 October 2023, more than 24,620 Palestinians have been killed in the Gaza Strip, 70 per cent of whom were women or children. This document provides an overview of the situation in Gaza and articulates UN Women’s work as part…
United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women)
Research Article

Gender Relations and Power Dynamics in WFP Palestine Beneficiary Households Study – WFP and UN Women 2022

WFP Palestine commissioned this study to assess gender dynamics and power relations in WFP Palestine beneficiary households and propose recommendations to improve the gender transformative potential of WFP programming. Co-funded by UN Women.
Journal Article

Violence in Palestine demands immediate resolution of its settler colonial root causes

The latest escalation of more than 100 years of violence in occupied Palestine has caused phenomenal levels of yet more suffering. This violence must end. The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs reports that at least 3785…
BMJ Global Health

‘Pity the region’* – Gaza and the politics of health in the Middle East

The humanitarian situation in Gaza is a catastrophe. Sixteen years of blockade has left Gaza in a fragile humanitarian state. However, the current conflict is one of many humanitarian disasters that has afflicted the region since the Arab Awakening in…
BMJ Global Health

Palestine: Water crisis in the Gaza Strip

This report analyses the WASH crisis in the Gaza Strip aggravated by the current hostilities. It seeks to provide an alert on the severity of the crisis, highlighting the health and protection impacts and risks that would arise should the…