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13 August 2014
HIGHLIGHTS OF THE NOON BRIEFING
BY STEPHANE DUJARRIC, SPOKESMAN FOR SECRETARY-GENERAL BAN KI-MOONW
WEDNESDAY, 13 AUGUST 2014
U.N.: 30 AID WORKERS KILLED IN RECENT GAZA VIOLENCE
The Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (
) reports that 30 aid workers were killed in Gaza between 8 July and 12 August. That number includes 11 staff of the UN Relief and Works Agency (
), 7 medical staff killed while on duty, 4 other medical staff killed in their homes or while travelling, and 8 firefighters.
In addition, 74 aid workers were injured, including 38 medical staff injured at work and 34 civil defence workers.