Palestinian civilian casualties continue to fall daily as a result of the Israeli attack on the Gaza Strip after the outbreak of war on October 7, reaching – according to statistics from the Palestinian Ministry of Health – on November 12, 11,78, including 4,506 children, while The number of wounded reached 27,490, including 8,663 children.
On October 9, the Israeli army imposed a complete siege on the Gaza Strip, which has been under siege for 17 years. The entry of water and food was prohibited. Two days later, the electrical supply lines were cut, and the entry of aid and fuel was prohibited.
About one and a half million residents of the Gaza Strip were forced to leave their homes as a result of the hostilities, which compounded their plight given their lack of necessary supplies. A report published by France 24 said that in the first week of the war, 6 water wells, 3 water pumping stations, a water tank, and a water desalination plant serving more than a million people were damaged due to Israeli air strikes.