The Israeli military operation intensified during the last hours before the ceasefire, causing further damage and destruction. Negotiations supported by Egypt and the United States resulted in the announcement of a ceasefire at 21:00 on Wednesday.
Workers at UNRWA have rebuilt a badly-damaged food distribution centre in the Jabalia refugee camp, partially destroyed by an Israeli airstrike. This has allowed distributions to continue to thousands of beneficiaries.
The Saudi National Campaign to Support Brothers in Syria has pledged 7.5 million riyals (USD 2 million) to support Palestinians affected by the violence in Syria, as well as those who have fled to safety in neighbouring Lebanon and Jordan.