Half of Gaza’s population is now crammed into Rafah. They have nowhere to go. They have no homes – and they have no hope. They are living in over-crowded make-shift shelters, in unsanitary conditions without running water, electricity and adequate food supplies. All of this underscores the need for full respect for international humanitarian law, including the protection of civilians and ensuring their essential needs are met.
Secretary-General António Guterres in remarks to the press on the situation in Gaza, 8 Feb '24