#GazaUnderAttack| UNICEF: 400,000 children in Gaza suffer trauma

Occupied Palestine | فلسطين


[ PIC 06/08/2014 – 02:39 PM ]

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GENEVA, (PIC)– Pernille Ironside, head of the field office run by the UN children’s agency in Gaza, confirmed that more than 400 children have been killed in Israel’s aggression on Gaza, and almost 400,000 others are traumatized and face an “extraordinarily bleak” future.

Ironside pointed out that rebuilding children’s lives would be part of a much larger effort to reconstruct the Palestinian enclave once the fighting has stopped for good.

“How do we expect parents and caregivers to care for their children and to raise them in a positive and nurturing way when they themselves are barely functioning as humans? People have lost entire strands of their family in one blow.

“How can a society cope with this? This is a deep, deep, deep wound,” she said by phone, addressing a UN news conference in Geneva.

By Aug. 4, 408 Palestinian children were…

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