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Dozens of shelter centers and schools in the Gaza Strip were flooded by heavy rainwater

Gaza (UNA/QNA) - Dozens of shelter centers housing tens of thousands of Palestinians in the northern and southern areas of the Gaza Strip were flooded, after rainwater mixed with sewage entered classrooms, tents, and homes.

The Palestinian News Agency “Wafa” reported that the northern Gaza Strip witnessed the flooding of several centers housing thousands of displaced people, in addition to Palestinian homes and tents, in Jabalia, Beit Hanoun, and Beit Lahia, due to the heavy rains that fell over the past hours and at dawn today.

Rainwater entered UNRWA schools in the Al-Rimal neighborhood, the University Square area, the Askola area, and the Al-Zaytoun, Al-Shuja’iya, Al-Daraj and Al-Tuffah neighborhoods.

In the center of the Gaza Strip, rain water entered the shelter centers, which include a number of UNRWA and government schools, in addition to the flooding of the shelter centers in the cities of Khan Yunis and Rafah, and the majority of the tents in the city of Rafah sank and were blown away as a result of the strong winds. Wafa indicated that all the tents were shelters. Children.

The Palestinians appealed to all international institutions and the World Health Organization for the need to take urgent action to stop the Israeli aggression in the first place, and to provide shelters for them from the rain and extreme cold, in light of their inability to return to their homes, most of which were demolished.

The Palestinians, especially the displaced, are suffering from difficult conditions in light of the ongoing Israeli aggression for the 100th day in a row, in addition to the depression hitting Palestine.

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