The Rafah Governorate (the southernmost part of the Gaza Strip) has an area of no more than 151 square kilometres, and approximately 1.3 million displaced people are currently living there in extremely difficult conditions.
Israel wants to launch a military operation in the city, after destroying all aspects of life in the northern and central Gaza Strip.
According to a report prepared by Salam Khadr, satellite images show displaced people gathering in a very small area of the city, which Israel has designated as a safe zone, and then bombing several areas of it. Is of.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu instructed his forces to prepare for a land incursion into the city, located on the Egyptian-Palestinian border, reinforcing the hypothesis of forced displacement of displaced people toward the Sinai Peninsula.
The United Nations warned of humanitarian catastrophe and serious regional consequences as a result of Israel proceeding with its plans regarding Rafah.