gaza: 18 May 2021 – Situation update #7

Tuesday, May 18, 2021


In the last 24hrs, extensive military strikes have caused damage to the central laboratory for Covid-testing in Gaza, key infrastructure in Gaza City, solar panels on UNRWA schools, as well as what appears to be an unexploded deep-buried bomb in one of UNRWA’s schools...more

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A young Palestine refugee child watches over their toddler sibling sleeping in a classroom of the UNRWA Salah Eddin School in Gaza. Their family is among the 48,000 Palestinians in Gaza seeking refuge in UNRWA shelters after their displacement following airstrikes in the besieged Strip. 17 May 2021 © 2021 UNRWA Photo By Mohamed Hinnawi