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War on Gaza 2023:
The Formidable Human Suffering

Info icon Source: Data on Palestinian and Israeli fatalities from OCHA Daily Flash Update. Data on Palestinian children and women fatalities from Shireen Abu Akleh Observatory. Info icon Last updated: 
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- Total injuries - Gaza
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- UN fatalities
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- Healthcare worker fatalities
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- Journalist fatalities
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