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OCHA oPt: Humanitarian snapshot: mass casualties in the Gaza strip

This report from the UN OCHA-oPt details the number killed & injured during the Great March of Return, discloses Gaza’s struggle to deal with casualties, & itemizes its critical needs – medical personnel, medicine, access to treatment, & staff to help with documentation, legal issues, and mental health counseling.

Facts & latest news on Gaza Great March of Return (periodically updated)

Since March 30, Palestinian refugees in the Gaza Strip – including families, women, and children – have gathered along the Israeli border to highlight their 1948 expulsion and protest the growing humanitarian catastrophe. Israeli forces have killed over 295 and injured over 29,000 protesters, including women, children, disabled individuals, medics, and journalists, since the beginning of the Great Return March on Palestinian Land. Many have been shot in the back…