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OCHA: Gaza Emergency, Situation Report, August 11 2014

This report is produced by OCHA oPt in collaboration with humanitarian partners. This report covers the period from 10
August (0800 hrs) to 11 August (0800 hrs). The next report will be issued on 12 August.

Highlights
 A 72 hour-long ceasefire entered into force at midnight and is so far holding.

 No further increase recorded in the number of displaced persons (IDPs): at least 386,000 people are still in emergency
shelters or with host families.

 New estimates on the scope of destruction: 16,700 housing units have been destroyed or severely damaged during
hostilities, rendering over 100,000 people homeless.

 An exceptional food distribution campaign targeting families who do not regularly receive food assistance (730,000 people)
has been launched.

 25 schools have been destroyed or severely damaged since the start of the emergency; the start of the new school year will be
delayed.

 Increase in electricity supply from Israel may reduce outages to 12 hours a day, except in areas that sustained
severe damage to the internal electricity grid.

Full Report you find HERE

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