The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) said on Friday that its estimates indicate that 17,000 children in Gaza have been left without their parents or separated from their families during the conflict, and it is believed that Almost all children in Patti have mental health needs. Health assistance.
Jonathan Croix, UNICEF's communications director in the occupied Palestinian territories, said that children exhibit “extremely high levels of persistent anxiety and symptoms such as loss of appetite. They are unable to sleep, experience emotional outbursts every time they hear sounds or Be shocked.” “Bombing.”
He added, “Before this war, UNICEF already believed that 500,000 children in Gaza needed mental health services and psychological support. Today, our estimates show that almost all children need this support, i.e. More than a million children.”