Situation Reports

In response to sudden-onset, large-scale emergencies, OCHA prepares Situation Reports that capture the overall scale of the disaster and humanitarian needs, the response given, funding of the emergency and gaps. Situation reports are key humanitarian products that help coordinate efforts, avoid duplication of humanitarian work and fill in the gaps.

19 November 2020 |
Photo by UNRWA.

Active COVID-19 cases continue to rise; 103 more people die. Gaza accounts for 39 per cent of active cases and recorded another 19 fatalities. 121,000 Palestinians lost their jobs in the second quarter of 2020, according to the World Bank. 

3 November 2020 |

After weeks of declining, active COVID-19 cases rise slightly; 81 more people die. Over 2,400 more cases of community transmission, and another nine fatalities reported in Gaza. The Inter-Agency Response Plan for the oPt is 49 per cent funded.

20 October 2020 |
© UNRWA Photo by Khalil Adwan

Over 6,600 new COVID-19 cases recorded in the oPt, but active cases continue to decline; 90 more people die. 1,400 more cases of community transmission, and another five fatalities reported in Gaza. The Inter-Agency Response Plan for the oPt is 49 per cent funded.

6 October 2020 |

Over 6,000 new COVID-19 cases recorded in the oPt, but active cases decline significantly; 88 more people die. 1,000 more cases of community transmission, and another six fatalities reported in Gaza. The general lockdown is extended in both the West Bank and Israel, which also includes annexed East Jerusalem. The Inter-Agency Response Plan for the oPt is 47 per cent funded.

22 September 2020 |

The number of active COVID-19 cases in the oPt rose by 14 per cent and 99 more people died.1,200 more cases of community transmission and another 11 fatalities reported in Gaza. In Israel, the authorities have imposed a three-week general lockdown, which also includes annexed East Jerusalem. The Inter-Agency Response Plan for the oPt is 46 per cent funded.

8 September 2020 |
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The number of active COVID-19 cases rose by over 33 per cent and exceeds 11,000; 57 more people died. 1,100 more cases of community transmission, and another six fatalities, reported in Gaza. The lockdown in Gaza is slightly eased and a night-time curfew is expected in many East Jerusalem neighbourhoods. The Inter-Agency Response Plan for the oPt is 45 per cent funded.

28 August 2020 |
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The overall number of COVID-19 cases rose by forty per cent and 45 more people died. First cases of community transmission reported in Gaza, leading to two fatalities. Complete lockdown in Gaza, amidst intensified hostilities and a significant decline in power supply.

12 August 2020 |
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The overall number of COVID-19 cases rises by almost forty per cent and 32 more people die. The number of active cases remains stable at around 8,000. The Rafah Crossing between Gaza and Egypt re-opened for the first time since mid-May.

28 July 2020 |
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The number of active cases with COVID-19 in the West Bank increased by over 20 per cent, and 34 more people have died. The number of recovered cases surges by almost 400 per cent. First new cases of COVID-19 reported in Gaza in over a month.

14 July 2020 |

The number of people with COVID-19 in the West Bank continues to surge, with the epicenter Hebron accounting for over 70 per cent of all active cases. 30 more people died in the West Bank which has been placed under a complete lockdown. No new cases of COVID-19 reported in Gaza, which now records only eight active cases.

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