As the pause in fighting in Gaza appeared to enter a fifth day on Tuesday, UN humanitarians warned that aid deliveries needed to multiply immediately to save the lives of the injured and stem the risk of a deadly disease outbreak that has left doctors “terrified”.

UN News/Ziad Taleb | An UNRWA shelter in Zawaida, Central Gaza, receives badly needed aid supplies.

© UNICEF/Eyad El Baba | A five-year-old boy drinks bottled water delivered by UNICEF in the Khan Younis camp in Gaza..

WHO | Extensive destruction is seen in the Gaza strip following Israeli airstrikes on 10 October 2023.

Lack of fuel is jeopardizing “the entire architecture of the humanitarian response” in Gaza, where raw sewage is now flowing in the streets, the head of the UN agency that assists Palestine refugees, UNRWA, said on Thursday.

© WHO | Al Shifa hospital continues to shelter displaced families in Gaza City.

© WHO | A man injured in a missile attack is rushed for treatment in Naser hospital in Khan Younis.

© UNRWA/Fadi El Tayyar | UNRWA flag-lowering ceremony at the UNRWA Lebanon Field Office in Beirut.

© UNICEF/Eyad El Baba | A woman visists her bombed out house in Rafah city in the southern Gaza Strip.

© OHCHR | The UN human rights chief, Volker Türk, (left) stands outside the Rafah crossing point into Gaza with Spokesperson, Ravina Shamdasani.

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