Humanitarian Bulletin Monthly Report, August 2013

Report
from UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Published on 31 Aug 2013

HIGHLIGHTS

  • The reduction in the entry of fuel entering Gaza from the illegal tunnels under the border with Egypt continues to threaten the ability of the sole Gaza power plant to operate.

  • Food insecurity in Gaza reaches 57 per cent, with a growing category of working, food insecure people

  • Significant rise in casualties during Israel search and arrest operations in the west bank.

  • Entire community in East Jerusalem displaced to the "West Bank" side of the Barrier.

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