The Humanitarian Monitor: OPT, Number 13 (May 2007) – OCHA report

Overview – Key Issues

Resurgence of Factional Violence in Gaza This month saw the fourth episode of Palestinian inter-factional fighting in the Gaza Strip in 2007. The number of Palestinians killed as a result of internal conflict in the Gaza Strip in May (63) is six times more than the 2006 monthly average for the Gaza Strip (11) and four times more than the April average (16). In every month since December 2006, internal violence related deaths have exceeded direct conflict related deaths.


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