Gaza: Stop the killing, stop the destruction!
As the plight of civilians in Gaza continues, Robert Mardini, the ICRC's head of operations for the Middle East, sends a message calling for an immediate stop to the killing and destruction. For 23 days now, people have been living in constant fear, struggling just to meet the most basic needs of shelter, clean water, food and health care.
Gaza: power plant destroyed, electricity and water supplies collapse
Sara Badiei, an ICRC water engineer in Gaza, describes the devastating knock-on effects of the lack of electricity for hospitals and water supplies in the Strip.