War and health crisis in Gaza a ‘recipe for epidemics’ warns WHO

The thousands of injuries sustained by civilians across Gaza combined with a burgeoning public health crisis is a ‘recipe for epidemics’, the World Health Organization’s emergency response director said on Monday.

First Person: ‘Severe shock’ as Gaza neighbourhoods are erased

The people of Gaza are experiencing “severe shock” as a result of the ongoing conflict with Israel, according to a UN staff member working in the enclave.

Secure peace with inclusive, sustainable development, UN chief says

The UN Secretary-General on Monday outlined the crucial link between development and sustaining peace, highlighting that socio-economic advances are often among the first casualties of war.