Israel has ordered the evacuation of what now covers two-thirds of the Gaza Strip, amid its ongoing war with the terrorist group Hamas. United Nations Human rights monitors said on Tuesday.

According to the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), the new evacuation order covers about 95 square miles of Palestinian land. About 1.78 million Palestinians, or 77 percent of Gaza’s population, lived in the affected area before Israel’s war with Hamas. The resulting conflict has made much of the area uninhabitable.

gave Israeli army He said the evacuation order includes residential areas throughout the south as it continues to pursue Hamas targets, which it claims often operate in civilian areas.

According to OCHA, most of Gaza’s 2.3 million people are now seeking refuge in Rafah, a town on the border with Egypt and surrounding areas. Many Palestinians are forced to live in makeshift tents without reliable sources of food and water.

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Palestinians are running.

Many Palestinian families take shelter in dire conditions at a UN Relief and Works Agency-affiliated school for Palestinian refugees in the neighborhood of Darragh, on February 6, 2024, in Gaza City, Gaza City. (Dawood Abu Alkas/Anadolu via Getty Images)

He initially ordered Palestinians to flee northern Gaza, ahead of the Israeli army’s ground offensive in the area. The instructions called for them to travel south and seek refuge at the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Middle East facility in the city of Khan Yunis.

As Israel’s war with Hamas continued, the fighting became more central and central. The southern part of the region, Prompting further evacuations where residents were initially told to shelter in place.

Map of Gaza

Palestinians have been forced to flee northern Gaza, and most of the area’s population is now seeking refuge near the Egyptian border. (Fox News)

Tens of thousands of people have fled and are fleeing, OCHA said.

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In recent weeks, the current focus of Israel’s ground operations has shifted to southern cities, where Israeli aircraft have carried out large-scale strikes. Israel is seeking to end Hamas rule in the region and secure the release of its remaining hostages.

A Palestinian boy sits by the tent.

Palestinians try to live in makeshift tents, seen on February 5, 2024 in Rafah, Gaza. Thousands of Palestinians who fled the Israeli army’s attacks and took refuge in Rafah city in the southern Gaza Strip are struggling to survive. in difficult situations. (Abed Zagout/Anadolu via Getty Images)

According to the health ministry in Hamas-run Gaza, the Palestinian death toll in the territory is more than 27,000. Health officials do not differentiate between combatants and civilians in numbers.

The war began on October 7 when Hamas led a deadly attack on unsuspecting border communities in southern Israel, killing nearly 1,200 people. The terrorist group also took more than 200 hostages back to Gaza, where they are believed to have been taken through an elaborate network system.

Antony Blanken in Saudi Arabia

Secretary of State Antony Blanken, left, meets with Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Monday, Feb. 5, 2024. Blankenship continues to meet with officials across the region in an effort to stop the war between Israel and Hamas. from becoming a wider conflict. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)

The two sides are continuing to negotiate a ceasefire that includes an end to military operations and the safe release of hostages, as well as allowing much-needed humanitarian aid to the region.

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