State of Palestine Humanitarian Situation Report No. 2, October 2022

Humanitarian Action for Children

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  • As of 30 September, 39 Palestinian children were killed, and 894 children were reported injured in conflict-related violence.
  • Prior to the recent escalation in the Gaza Strip, 495,600 children were in need of MHPSS, while 700,000 children faced limited access to primary healthcare due to overstretched and disrupted health services.
  • Insufficient water supply to households, poor sanitation, limited public WASH services, and risk of flooding further expose 1.36 million Palestinians to waterborne diseases’ risks.
  • A total of 12,280 children benefited from essential health and nutrition interventions. A total of 2,525 children were reached with PS services through family centers. More than 47,000 students in public schools in the Gaza Strip continued to utilize education stationary kits. UNICEF also provided humanitarian cash transfers that benefitted 4,420 children.
  • In 2022, UNICEF required US$39,000,000, of which US$ 6,917,016 were received. A total of 71 per cent of the appeal remains a funding gap.
State of Palestine Humanitarian Situation Report No. 2, October 2022

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