Gaza hospitals, already under pressure, struggle to absorb wounded demonstrators

15 May 2018

UN agencies and their partners are supporting hospitals and health centres in Gaza as they struggle to treat scores of people injured on Monday during demonstrations at the border with Israel.

Jamie McGoldrick, the UN Humanitarian Coordinator for the Occupied Palestinian Territory, who spent most of that day at a major hospital, told Dianne Penn that hospitals were “overwhelmed” by the numbers in need of emergency treatment.

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Dianne Penn, UN News
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