88 UN staff were killed in Gaza, the worst loss the organization has ever suffered

The number of employees of the United Nations Middle East Agency for Relief and Work for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) who have died since the beginning of the escalation of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict has increased to 88. This is stated in a joint statement by the leaders of the Inter-Agency Standing Committee, which unites the main humanitarian agencies. and valid independently. “Many humanitarian workers have died since October 7, including 88 UNRWA employees. This is the largest casualty ever suffered by the UN in a single conflict. We once again call on the parties to comply with their obligations under international humanitarian law and human rights law