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Source: United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)
6 November 2014

24 October - 6 November 2014

538 children killed
(Protection Cluster, 22 October 2014)

2,254 total deaths
(Protection Cluster, 22 October 2014)

54,000 children homeless
(OCHA, 4 September 2014)

3,106 children injured
(Protection Cluster, 1 September 2014)

1,500 children orphaned
(Protection Cluster, 1 September 2014)

89 entire families killed
(OCHA, 25 August 2014)

UNICEF Funding Need
$39.9 million

UNICEF Funding Gap
$33.3 million

Situation Overview

Summary Analysis of Programme Response

Education and Adolescents

Child Protection
Water Sanitation and Hygiene
Child Health & Nutrition
Humanitarian leadership and coordination
  • UNICEF, as part of the UN Country Team, coordinates with the Government of National Consensus to support its growing role in humanitarian response, early recovery and reconstruction.
  • UNICEF leads the Child Protection Working Group and affiliated groups for mental health and psychosocial sevices (MHPSS), and for monitoring and reporting of grave violations against children (MRM) (Children and armed conflict reporting mechanism). These groups have been merged to maximise coordination of child protection responses during the emergency. UNICEF also leads the UN Theme Group on Social Protection.
  • UNICEF continues to lead the WASH cluster and co-lead the Education cluster with Save the Children, both in Gaza and at the national level, with dedicated staff capacity. UNICEF also leads the UN Theme Group on Social Protection.


Next SitRep: 20 November 2014

SóIrún Maria Olafsdóttir, M&E and Gender Specialist, UNICEF, SoP, Jerusalem, Phone: +972 (0)2 584 0410,

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