UNRWA: More than 13,000 cases of skin disease in Gaza due to water shortage
There has been a significant rise in the number of cases of skin and respiratory diseases being reported in the besieged and bombarded Gaza Strip, UNRWA spokesperson Kazem Abu Khalaf said yesterday.
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He added that more than 13,000 cases of skin disease have been recorded due to the shortage of water for cleaning or even drinking water.
He pointed out that there has been an increase in cases of diarrhoea among children under the age of five, where the number of cases has risen from 7 October to about 33,000, while only 2,000 cases had been recorded all year until the end of September.