The UN last week warned that the health system in Gaza was ” on the brink “. Now, during the truce, the ravine was only a few millimeters away. The need to accommodate 10,181 wounded remains “borderline” hospitals. “It’s a frustrating challenge. Dozens of people remain in critical condition and not expected to survive. They arrived very badly served later by bombing or by the lack of ambulances and once in the centers, no medications or adequate machinery, “complains Ashraf Al Qidra spokesman Gazan Health Ministry. On Thursday, in fact, a dozen patients died. There are already 1,980 dead in Israeli offensive.
Dr. Belal Dabour, Al Shifa Hospital, explains that they lack even more than 100 types of “essential ” drugs such as analgesics or antipyretics. “There will come help, sure, but what about while the people who need it now? ” It hurts. He explained that they have had to put some family injured in one -two brothers bed, a mother with two children- for lack of space. “We still have so Traumatology, but on the situation improves a little,” he adds. Part of the 93 doctors and nurses arrived in the West Bank and other Arab countries and give relief to the locals. “We can not more,” says Dabour.
The Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs of the UN for the Palestinian Territories confirms that the occupation of hospital beds in Gaza has dropped 100% of patients. The reduction is due to the high of admitted and permits to get sick to hospitals in East Jerusalem and Turkey, approximately hundred.
He came to miss half of everything, especially disposables such as syringes and gauze, but the level of medical supplies has already returned 70%, and in June, before Net Protector. “So there was not even for the chronically ill,” recalls Kirrily Clarke, Head of Health in the area for the Red Cross. Thanks to days without crossfire have been able to get tons of drugs, according to the Israeli army.
The NGO Al Mezan report that 30% of the wounded need rehabilitation but the only center equipped for it was Al Wafa, shredded, so the injury will be ” permanent.” Infections also concerned by the lack of water and remaining bodies under the rubble, and the 400,000 children who need mental health treatment.
The influx of aid could be accelerated if the high reaches the final heat. Israel and the Palestinian militias are confirming publicly that the deal is “very close”. ” The war is finished,” number two Islamic Jihad, Ziad Nahala said Friday. Israel would commit to no more attacking Gaza, by any means, and militias would do the same, without firing rockets again without tunneling, indicates the Egyptian press. The far-right Jewish Home prefer a reduction of “unilateral ” blocking before transferring it into an agreement with Hamas because ” would empower ” the Islamists notified.