WHO cannot reach displaced people in Lebanon and GazaBMJ 2006; 333 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.333.7560.167-c (Published 20 July 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;333:167
- Owen Dyer,
- John Zarocostas
- London, Geneva
Civilians, hospitals, and infrastructure vital to public health have not been spared by any of the parties to the escalating conflict in the Middle East, according to reports from international aid agencies.
As the BMJ went to press, casualties stood at approximately 50 dead in the Gaza Strip, most of them reportedly Hamas militants. Israel had 24 dead, half of them civilians, and almost …