More than 150,000 pregnant mothers in Gaza have bad sanitation conditions

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,- The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) through a post on platform X revealed more than 150,000 pregnant mothers facing poor sanitation conditions and health risks amidst Israeli aggression in the Gaza Strip and forced displacement.


"No child in the world suffers like this. We need a ceasefire now," UNRWA wrote.


The UN relief agency has warned that levels of despair are resuming in Gaza.


According to UNICEF, 95 percent of pregnant and nursing mothers face a severe food crisis in the Gaza Strip, where the war is still ongoing.
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Meanwhile, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has just that 62 relief packages containing maternity material are still awaiting permission to enter through the Rafah crossing.


The death toll from Israeli aggression in the Gaza Strip since 7 October has risen to 35,091 people, with more than 78,827 others injured.


Source : WAFA


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