US secretary of state has not given a specific time of when the Rafah crossing will reopen; Thousands of patients at risk in Gaza, says UN – follow the latest news

Hospitals in Gaza only have about 24 hours of fuel left, the UN’s humanitarian office (OCHA) said in its latest update (several hours ago now). It said:

Fuel reserves at all hospitals across Gaza are expected to last for about additional 24 hours. The shutdown of backup generators would place the lives of thousands of patients at risk.

By Saturday afternoon, nearly 600,000 internally displaced people (IDPs) were hosted in the central and southern parts of Gaza alone, in increasingly dire conditions; since then, this figure has raised significantly.

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