• 22 Jul, 2024

As a result of the war in Israel, more than 8,000 children died and thousands became refugees. The United Nations has called Gaza a "graveyard" for children.

An injured Palestinian girl is taken to Al-Aqsa Martyrs Hospital for medical treatment following Israeli army attack on Nasirat Refugee Camp in Deir el-Balah, Gaza on December 21, 2023. [Ashraf Amra/Anadolu Agency]
An injured man bids farewell to the body of his son as they lie in a hospital in the aftermath of the Israeli bombardment in Rafah on December 19, 2023. [Mohammed Abed/AFP]
Men dressed as clowns perform for children participating in an activity aimed to support their mental health in Rafah on December 18, 2023. [Said Khatib/AFP]
The grandmother of Salma and Alma al-Jadba, twin Palestinian baby girls who were born during the war, holds them in a tent where they shelter with their displaced family who fled their house due to Israeli attacks, in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip December 17, 2023. [Fadi Shana/Reuters]
Palestinian children collect food at a donation point provided by a charity group in the southern city of Rafah on December 6, 2023. [Mohammed Abed/AFP]
A girl carries containers to fill with water at a camp for displaced Palestinians in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip on December 16, 2023. [Mohammed Abed/AFP]
Injured Palestinians evacuated from the Indonesian Hospital in the north of the Gaza Strip receive care at Nasser hospital in the Palestinian territory's southern city of Khan Younis on November 20, 2023. [AFP]
Egyptian medics stand by with incubators to receive premature Palestinian babies evacuated from Gaza on the Egyptian side of the Rafah border crossing with the Gaza Strip on November 20, 2023. Twenty-nine premature babies were evacuated from war-torn Gaza to Egypt on November 20, as Israel launched a deadly attack on hospitals. Most hospitals are now dysfunctional in Gaza [AFP]
Internally displaced Palestinian children, who fled from the Israeli bombardment of the northern Gaza and are now living in makeshift shelters, light a fire to boil a kettle after rainstorms in Khan Younis on November 15, 2023. [Mahmud Hams/AFP]
A Palestinian medic cares for premature babies at the Emirates Hospital after they were evacuated from the al-Shifa Hospital - the largest medical facility in Gaza that was attacked by Israel. All 31 premature babies at al-Shifa Hospital were evacuated on November 19 from the facility which the WHO at the time described as a "death zone". Israel has attacked hospitals and medical personnel paralysing the health situation. [Mohammed Abed/AFP]
A Palestinian child cries next to his mother after they were rushed to Nasser hospital, following an Israeli strike in Khan Younis on November 13, 2023. [Mohammed Salem/Reuters]
A Palestinian boy reacts at the damages at a UN-run school sheltering displaced people, following an Israeli attack, in Jabalia in the northern Gaza Strip, November 2, 2023. [Fadi Whadi/Reuters]
Palestinian children run as they flee from Israeli bombardment in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip on November 6, 2023. [Mohammed Abed/AFP]
Thirteen year-old amputee Layan al-Baz receives treatment at the Nasser hospital in Khan Younis in the southern Gaza on October 31, 2023. Layan was wounded a week earlier in an Israeli attack on Al-Qarara district of Khan Younis. [Mahmud Hams/AFP]
Palestinian woman Inas Abu Maamar embraces the body of her five-year-old niece Saly, who was killed in an Israeli attack, at Nasser hospital in Khan Younis on October 17, 2023. [Mohammed Salem/Reuters]