Hostilities in the Gaza Strip and Israel - reported impact | Day 122

Day 122


The snapshot provides a comprehensive overview of the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Gaza as of 6 February 2024, including casualties, particularly among women and children.

Significant damage has been inflicted upon critical infrastructure and essential services, affecting people's ability to maintain their dignity and basic living standards.

This snapshot highlights reported figures on the impact of hostilities on people in Gaza, where a major humanitarian crisis has unfolded.

27, 708+


~67, 147



internally displaced (75% of Gaza)

0 Hrs

Full electricity blackout

*Soruces: MoH Gaza

**Source: UNRWA


(Cumulative) as of 6 February 2024


27, 708+

Reported fatalities

in addition to ~1,000 fatalities in Israel, including people involved in the 7 October attack

~67, 147

Reported injuries

*Soruces: MoH Gaza



Over 1,200***

Reported fatalities

1,162 identified fatalities, including at least 33 children


Reported injuries



Reported fatalities


Reported injuries
136 hostages remain in Gaza
**    According to Israeli media citing official sources.
***  The reported estimate refers to fatalities on 7 October and the immediate aftermath and includes foreign nationals.
**** The reported Israeli casualties are soldiers killed or injured since the start of the ground operation.



Destroyed housing units


Partially damaged housing units

  •  Over 60% of housing units.
  •  378 education facilities.
  •  11 bakeries.
  •  122 ambulances.
  •  20 WASH facilities. 
  •  At least 3  churches and 183  mosques.

* GMO as of 3 Feb.



  • 2.2 million people at imminent risk of famine.
  • 378,000 people at Phase 5 (catastrophic levels) Phase 5 refers to extreme lack of food, starvation, and exhaustion of coping capacities.
  • 939,000  people at Phase 4 (emergency levels).

* Source: IPC, 21 December


  • One out of the three water pipelines coming from Israel is operational.
  • No Access to clean water in the northern governorates. Fuel shortage impacts: 60 water wells, 2 desalination plants, sewage stations and pumps, wastewater treatment.


  • 13 of Gaza’s 36 hospitals (13%) are partially functional.
  • 17% of Primary Healthcare Centres are currently functional.
  • 12 Emergency Medical Teams (EMTs) and 3 field hospitals are currently operational.
  • >200,000 cases of acute respiratory infections recorded.


  • 625K (100%) Students with no access to education.
  • >4,660 students and 239 educational staff have been killed (MoE).
  • ~92% of all school buildings used as shelters and/or have sustained damage.
  • ~140 schools sustained major damage or were fully destroyed.


  • In January 2024, 56% of aid missions planned for the north of Wadi Gaza and 25% of those planned for the areas requiring coordination south of Wadi Gaza were denied access by the Israeli military.
  • >1,200 medical cases evacuated through Rafah and >8,000 cases in need of medical evacuation.
  • The Rafah crossing with Egypt and the Kerem Shalom crossing with Israel are open for the entry of approved goods.
  • The Rafah crossing is also open for the movement of some wounded and sick people from Gaza to Egypt, and aid workers into and out of Gaza.
  • Access to the sea and to areas near Israel’s perimeter fence is prohibited.


  • 154 UN staff killed:
    UNRWA: 152; WHO: 1; UNDP: 1
  • At least 339 health workers killed.
  • 46 Civil Defence killed while on duty.
  • 122 Journalists killed.


  • >1 million children in need of mental health and psycho-social support.
  • ~17,000 children are unaccompanied or separated from their parents.


  • The pre-crisis average per working day in 2023 was 500 truckloads, including fuel.

Trucks per day

11, 226

trucks excluding fuel with humanitarian aid entered Gaza.

Disclaimer: The UN has so far not been able to produce independent, comprehensive, and verified casualty figures; the current numbers have been provided by the Ministry of Health or Government Media Office in Gaza and the Israeli authorities and await further verification.Other yet-to-be verified figures are also sourced.