Occupied Palestinian territory

Situation report: Occupied Palestinian territory, Gaza 12-16 July 2018



  • The latest figures provided by the Ministry of Health indicate that 4 Palestinians were killed, including 3 children and 424 were injured by Israeli forces from 12 to 16 July.

  • 2 people were killed (including one child) and 399 people were injured from the mass demonstration. An additional 2 children were killed and 25 were injured as a result of Israeli air strike at Al-Kateeba area west Gaza on 14 July.

  • Out of the 424 injuries, 224 required transfer to the MoH hospitals or to NGO clinics including 45 children, and 15 females. From the hospitalized injuries, 9 cases were critically life-threatening, 81 moderate, 121 mild, and the remaining 13 were unspecified cases.

  • An additional 200 injuries were managed and discharged at the 10 trauma stabilization points (TSPs) and primary health care centres. These TSPs are led by the Ministry of Health, and supported by the Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRCS), and the Union Health Workers Committee (UHWC).

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Trauma stabilization points: key to optimized trauma care in Gaza

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