2021 Safeguarding Health in Conflict Coalition (SHCC) Report
The SHCC identified 61 incidents of violence against or obstruction of health care in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) in 2020, compared to 226 incidents in 2019. Health workers were injured or arrested and health facilities damaged in these incidents.
The worst violence in years in the occupied Palestinian territories (oPt) has seen over 200 Palestinians killed and more than 1,300 Palestinians injured. World leaders and humanitarian organisations have called for measures to prevent further deaths and the destruction of buildings and infrastructure. Subscribe to Insecurity Insight to receive the update.