From 01 to 31 March 2019, eleven Palestinians were killed, including 4 children and 2,135 injured.
On the one-year anniversary of the Great March of Return (GRM) Saturday 30 March, four people were killed including three children and 316 injured (86 children), according to the MoH.
Since the start of the demonstrations in Gaza in 2018, a total of 277 people have been killed (52 children) and 31,214 injured. 6,846 people suffered from gunshot wounds, of which 6,196 (91%) presented limb wounds2.
As the current fuel reserve for hospitals declines, mitigation measures such as reduced sterilization, diagnostic imaging, cleaning, laundry and catering services continue to affect the health system.
In order to respond to the growing cohort of health needs, the Health Cluster requires a total of $ 28.2 million. Out of this, $ 15.1 million has been received, with $5.4 million USD recently released by the Country Based Pool Fund, leaving a funding gap of $ 13.1 million. Further information can be found here: https://bit.ly/2HWPjwz.
An additional $1.5 million is required to ensure the minimum needed resources are available to prepare for and respond to the first 96 hours of potential escalation.