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50,000 Children in Gaza Need Immediate Medical Treatment for Malnutrition

HeadlineJun 17, 2024

The United Nations is warning more than 50,000 Palestinian children in Gaza require immediate medical treatment for acute malnutrition. In a statement, the U.N. agency for Palestinian refugees said the situation in Gaza is catastrophic as residents “continue to face desperate levels of hunger.”

Muslims across the world today are marking the holy day of Eid al-Adha, but it is a day of mourning in Gaza, where the death toll from Israel’s war has topped 37,300.

Raneen Masran: “How are we supposed to be happy on Eid while every day there are martyrs, wounded people every minute, every second? There are no houses. This area used to be the best area in Khan Younis. Now it’s all destruction and rubble. Now our biggest dream is to live in a house. There are no houses and no life. Life has been diminished.”

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