15 August 2014 | Issue No. 38
Since the last update, the Protection Cluster recorded 2 additional fatalities; including 2 adults, a 90 year old woman and a 60-year old man, who died from earlier sustained injuries. According to UN information, the cumulative death toll among Palestinians stands at 1975. Of these, 1417 are believed to be civilians, including 459 children and 239 women.
Past 24 hours: IDPs in Gaza continue moving to and from the emergency shelters, due to the continued uncertainty of what the current ceasefire means. The streets are busy as people buy supplies and prepare for the possibility of renewed hostilities.
UNRWA also continued to provide its logistics capacity to supply fuel to municipalities, water, sanitation and health facilities through the WASH and Health clusters (led by UNICEF and WHO).
No major incidents were reported.
Data on damage to UNRWA installations is based on preliminary information and subject to change based on further verification. UNRWA estimates that 103 installations have been damaged since 8 July 2014.
More information on the revised flash appeal can be found here.
The Kerem Shalom crossing was open.