AGENCIES – United Nations Secretary-General’s spokesman Stephane de Jaric warned of continued worsening conditions for hundreds of thousands of residents in the Gaza Strip in light of shortages of fuel, food and other basic necessities. for life.
Dujarric pointed out that the World Health Organization had warned that doctors in Gaza were operating without anesthesia.
He emphasized that the United Nations Secretary-General is “calling for a ceasefire for humanitarian reasons, but there is a need to discuss the matter and how it can be implemented.”
Pointing to the need to protect the territorial integrity of the Gaza Strip, Dujarric explained that there is currently no safe place in Gaza.
When asked about the statements by Volker Dürk, the High Commissioner for Human Rights, he declined to respond, accusing both sides of war crimes. He does, and as for his statements, he has to explain and clarify them.
The exodus of Palestinian civilians from the war zone in northern Gaza has accelerated after Israeli forces intensified their air and ground campaign there.
The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs said on Wednesday that some 15,000 people had fled on Tuesday, up from 5,000 on Monday and 2,000 on Sunday.
The Gaza health ministry said on Tuesday that the number of Palestinians killed in the war had exceeded 10,300, including more than 4,200 children.