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Gaza doctors' hearts break as health care collapses under Israeli attack
All Voices ^ | July 11, 2014 | saleh1966

Posted on 07/12/2014 4:46:50 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

This baby was injured because she was firing rockets!!!

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Doctors in Gaza did not need to read a warning from the World Health Organization to know that their health care system was collapsing under Israeli attack.

Hospitals were overwhelmed by hundreds of casualties, including small children.

It was getting worse every day, and Egypt’s refusal to open its border made things worse still.

"The recent escalation of violence in the Gaza Strip raises concern about the ability of the government and the Ministry of Health of the occupied Palestinian territory to cope with the increased burden of medical emergencies on the health system, given the high levels of shortages of medicines, medical disposables and hospital fuel supplies, and rising healthcare debt," WHO said in a statement.

WHO also said, “A hospital, three clinics and a water desalinization center in a refugee camp have also been damaged. More airstrikes and missile attacks are likely.”

On Thursday evening, Israel fired four bombs at the fourth floor of Al Wafa rehabilitation hospital in al-Shujaiyya neighborhood in the east of Gaza City, wrecking the hospital.

"The response and preparedness of the health sector is at very low level, and we are concerned about a possible collapse of health services. We are making an urgent appeal for $40 million to support the Ministry of Health in providing essential supplies for health care sufficient for six months," said Dr. Ala Alwan, WHO regional director for the Eastern Mediterranean.

In the same context, the French medical organization Doctors Without Borders also warned on Friday that the response to emergency needs at hospitals in Gaza could worsen quickly "due to already existing chronic shortages of drugs and disposables."

Meanwhile, the United Arab Emirates pledged to send at least $25 million in humanitarian aid to Gaza as Israeli airstrikes continue, AFP reported Thursday.

UAE's state news agency WAM said that the Emirate Red Crescent will supervise the delivery of the aid and will also set up a field hospital in the Palestinian territory "to help the victims of the Israeli aggression."

On his side, Robert Turner, the director of operations in Gaza at the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees, confirmed that his organization on Thursday declared a state of emergency in all five areas of its operations in the densely populated Gaza Strip.

UNRWA is ready to provide whatever emergency assistance it can, should the situation deteriorate even further, Turner said. He also urged all parties to exercise restraint to prevent further escalation of the situation.

Turner said dozens of Palestinians have been killed and injured "as a result of the apparently deliberate targeting of residences."

That included Dr. Anas Abu al-Kas, who was killed for treating suspected Hamas fighters.

According to the Palestinian Ministry of Health, as of 6 p.m. Friday, Israel had killed 114 people and injured 826 since beginning its military operation in Gaza.

The world must be confused. No deaths in Israel and more than 100 in Gaza. Some reports said hundreds of rockets were fired at Israel from Gaza, others said thousands.

But with no deaths in Israel, was this response proportional?

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saleh1966 is based in Gaza, Ġazzah, Palestine, and is an Anchor on Allvoices.


TOPICS: Conspiracy; Government; Military/Veterans; Religion
KEYWORDS: gaza; israel; jihad; palestinians; stih
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1 posted on 07/12/2014 4:46:50 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Children died during allied bombings of Nazi Germany too. Cute children. Lots of them. It still had to be done.


2 posted on 07/12/2014 4:48:58 PM PDT by montag813
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To: 2ndDivisionVet


I'll never forget those bastards celebrating, dancing in the streets and handing out candy on 9/11/01.
3 posted on 07/12/2014 4:49:26 PM PDT by Trod Upon (Every penny given to film and TV media companies goes right into enemy coffers. Starve them out!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“But with no deaths in Israel, was this response proportional? “

A proportional response is a concept contrived by liberals to try to trick the superior force into using losing tactics. There is no place for proportional responses in warfare. Every response should be devastating and overwhelming.


4 posted on 07/12/2014 4:51:18 PM PDT by Castigar
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
But with no deaths in Israel, was this response proportional?

Progressive thinking says that it is the intention that matters. Hamas intends to kill every Jew. That means that Israel is being extremely patient and quite disproportionate in their response - to be proportionate, Israel should nuke Gaza.

The author, no doubt, would be far more pleased if Israel intentionally let some missiles through to their land - to make it "proportional." Sheesh, the logic is amazing. It is like seeing your neighbor's house burn down, and setting your own house on fire to make things more equal. Typical progressive drivel: shared misery.
5 posted on 07/12/2014 4:51:45 PM PDT by Tzfat
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To: montag813

And in Anzio, Nagasaki, Okinawa, Pyongyang, Hanoi and thousands of other places.


6 posted on 07/12/2014 4:53:12 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (The most dangerous man to any government is the man who is able to think things out for himself.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“According to the Palestinian Ministry of Health, as of 6 p.m. Friday, Israel had killed 114 people and injured 826 since beginning its military operation in Gaza.”

Well, that’s just the way life is sometimes...


7 posted on 07/12/2014 4:53:21 PM PDT by babygene ( .)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
But with no deaths in Israel, was this response proportional?

That's because Israel has defensive weapons as in Iron Dome, without that system the Israeli death would be in the hundreds if not more..

The one and only reason children are dying in gaza is because Hamas is stockpiling their weapons where civilians are...

Since when is war supposed to be proportional?

Gee, did we stop bombing Germany when it got proportional?

Gaza started it, Israel will finish it...

8 posted on 07/12/2014 4:54:35 PM PDT by Popman ("Resistance to Tyrants is Obedience to God" - Thomas Jefferson)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Maybe if they stopped manufacturing and buying and firing rockets things would improve.


9 posted on 07/12/2014 4:54:47 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Was this pic taken by green helmet guy? I see lots of bandages, no visible trauma, a couple IV needles in the hand, one in the arm. NO IV RUNNING? Call me callous but we’ve all seen the propaganda photos by Hamas and Hezb’Allah.


10 posted on 07/12/2014 4:55:26 PM PDT by Tailback
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

It’s Egypt’s fault!


11 posted on 07/12/2014 4:55:31 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican (Liberals were raised by women or wimps. And they're all stupid.)
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To: Popman

I think Israel is acting today because the number of iron drones are shrinking.


12 posted on 07/12/2014 4:57:08 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican (Liberals were raised by women or wimps. And they're all stupid.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Geezzz, then don’t fire rockets into Israel....


13 posted on 07/12/2014 4:59:15 PM PDT by broken_arrow1 (I regret that I have but one life to give for my country - Nathan Hale "Patriot")
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To: Castigar
“But with no deaths in Israel, was this response proportional? “ A proportional response is a concept contrived by liberals to try to trick the superior force into using losing tactics. There is no place for proportional responses in warfare. Every response should be devastating and overwhelming.

Spit in a cops face, see how "proportional" the response you get is.

14 posted on 07/12/2014 4:59:57 PM PDT by PapaBear3625 (You don't notice it's a police state until the police come for you.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Demoralizing headline and story. Leaves out critical perspectives, so its a half-truth, which is a lie. Should be some kind of disclaimer in the headline IMO.

But the Israel's enemies and the world will wave this around to build support for the dictatorial, terrorist regimes who want to destroy Israel and against Israel, the only democratic nation in that region who just want to be left alone.

15 posted on 07/12/2014 5:00:01 PM PDT by PapaNew
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

War is hell, doctor.

You should remember that before you start one.


16 posted on 07/12/2014 5:02:39 PM PDT by seowulf (Cogito cogito, ergo cogito sum. Cogito.---Ambrose Bierce)
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To: Popman

As President Netanyahu said, the difference between the two countries are: Israel shields its citizens, Hamas/Palestinians, use their citizens as shields.

The Muslims are heartless when it comes to using their people for propaganda.


17 posted on 07/12/2014 5:03:53 PM PDT by lulu16 (May the Good Lord take a liking to you!)
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To: montag813

Cute little children...whose mommies and daddies brought Hitler to power that all ended with millions of cute children gassed for not being German.


18 posted on 07/12/2014 5:04:57 PM PDT by Dallas59
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To: Trod Upon

I’m with you.Every once in a while I’ll find myself feeling some level of compassion for these”people”.Then I remember the poor folks jumping from the towers to escape the flames and I come back to reality.F the lot of them.


19 posted on 07/12/2014 5:05:10 PM PDT by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: Castigar
wars are won by massing overwhelming offensive power at the decisive place and time, at the enemies center of gravity. Anything else just prolongs the war and protracted non-decisive warfare is worse than quick decisive warfare.
20 posted on 07/12/2014 5:06:07 PM PDT by RC one (Militarized law enforcement is just a nice way of saying martial law enforcement.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

They’ve poisoned the well Israel foolishly gave them in gaza. Too many years of threatening Israel and citing missiles and bombs at her citizens. The smart ones in gaza will move away ASAP.


21 posted on 07/12/2014 5:07:36 PM PDT by faithhopecharity ((Brilliant, Profound Tag Line Goes Here, just as soon as I can think of one..))
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To: Farmer Dean

Every once in a while I’ll find myself feeling some level of compassion for these”people”.Then I remember the poor folks jumping from the towers to escape the flames


Didn’t they react to the attack by dancing in the streets and passing out candy?


22 posted on 07/12/2014 5:07:42 PM PDT by Rides_A_Red_Horse (Why do you need a fire extinguisher when you can call the fire department?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

It was getting worse every day, and Egypt’s refusal to open its border made things worse still.


Remind me why Egypt won’t open it’s borders.


23 posted on 07/12/2014 5:08:37 PM PDT by Rides_A_Red_Horse (Why do you need a fire extinguisher when you can call the fire department?)
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To: Castigar
“But with no deaths in Israel, was this response proportional? “

You have to consider that the Hamas response was unprovoked while the Israeli response was provoked.
So yes, it was proportional.

You start a fight, it leaves you wide open for what ever comes you way. That rule insures that everyone stays civil.

24 posted on 07/12/2014 5:09:13 PM PDT by oldbrowser (We have a rogue government in Washington)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Hundreds of thousands of children were incinerated by radiation at Hiroshima & Nagasaki. It is called collateral damage. War is a not a game. Serious casualties are expected and do occur.


25 posted on 07/12/2014 5:09:31 PM PDT by entropy12 (Obummer = worst president ever, Jimmy Carter is relieved!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
But with no deaths in Israel, was this response proportional?

Absolutely NOT!

Israel is showing more restraint than they need too.

26 posted on 07/12/2014 5:10:06 PM PDT by Balding_Eagle (If America falls, darkness will cover the face of the earth for a thousand years.)
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To: Rides_A_Red_Horse

THAT pissed me off at a whole other level.


27 posted on 07/12/2014 5:10:20 PM PDT by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: lulu16
As President Netanyahu said, the difference between the two countries are: Israel shields its citizens, Hamas/Palestinians, use their citizens as shields.

"Peace will come when the Arabs will love their children more than they hate us"

Golda Meir

28 posted on 07/12/2014 5:13:21 PM PDT by Popman ("Resistance to Tyrants is Obedience to God" - Thomas Jefferson)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

British and American forces dropped 60,000 tons of bombs on Rome during World War 2. The British bombed the Vatican for good measure.


29 posted on 07/12/2014 5:13:43 PM PDT by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in an avalanche of corruption smelled around the planet.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Spare me your tears you muslim barbarian. Who started this round of violence? Kidnap and murder, must we remind you


30 posted on 07/12/2014 5:14:29 PM PDT by Enten (I don't have islamophobia...I do have islamonausea)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
No deaths in Israel because Hamas just fires randomly hoping for the best. But now the world is fed images of Gazian kids. Where's the outrage when Israeli kids are murdered and stoned??? When there's not enough Palestinian kids hurt they take pictures of Jewish kids and post it as their own ..

This picture was said to be of a Palestinian child when in actuality it was a Jewish child that they took to say it was one of theirs.

 photo daily_picdump_323_107_zps634447a8.jpg

And How Long Before Hamas Posts This Picture Saying It's One Of Theirs?

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And Finally - Where Was The World When This Was Going On? Abandoned Children In The Warsaw Ghetto.

"In prayer we laid before God our suffering, our rage, our filth, our fatigue. our exposure,.... photo p126_zps74129e32.gif

One and a half million children under the age of seventeen were murdered and where was the world then? But show some Palestinian children hurt or dead and everyone goes nuts.

31 posted on 07/12/2014 5:15:23 PM PDT by SkyDancer (If you don't read the newspapers you are uninformed. If you do read newspapers you are misinformed)
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To: Popman

Good quote. I wonder if that will ever be?


32 posted on 07/12/2014 5:15:52 PM PDT by lulu16 (May the Good Lord take a liking to you!)
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To: Tzfat
“Progressive thinking says”..... They are Regressives! That is the term to use when referring to lefties
33 posted on 07/12/2014 5:15:59 PM PDT by stubernx98 (cranky, but reasonable)
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To: Castigar

Proportional responses encourages the terrorists to keep firing missiles.


34 posted on 07/12/2014 5:21:28 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (The cure has become worse than the disease. Support an end to the WOD now.)
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To: Castigar

It’s kind of like dividing by zero.

The answer approaches infinity.


35 posted on 07/12/2014 5:21:38 PM PDT by Scrambler Bob
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To: VerySadAmerican
I think Israel is acting today because the number of iron drones are shrinking.

I didn't think about that...

Fear not...Obama has Bibi back...

...with a knife...

36 posted on 07/12/2014 5:25:28 PM PDT by Popman ("Resistance to Tyrants is Obedience to God" - Thomas Jefferson)
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To: Trod Upon
I'll never forget those bastards celebrating, dancing in the streets and handing out candy on 9/11/01.

In Detroit, Michigan, U.S.A.

37 posted on 07/12/2014 5:25:46 PM PDT by Iscool
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Gaza doctors' hearts break as health care collapses under Israeli attack [Hamas' use of children as human shields.]

There.
Fixed it.
Proof, if any is necessary, that the IQ requirements for becoming a 'Doctor,' these days, does not qualify them as MENSA candidates.

38 posted on 07/12/2014 5:28:56 PM PDT by publius911 ( Politicians come and go... but the (union) bureaucracy lives and grows forever.)
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To: Rides_A_Red_Horse
Remind me why Egypt won’t open it’s borders.

Since you asked, it is because Hamas is allied with the Muslim Brotherhood who are enemies of the Egyptian government. If I were Egypt I wouldn't let the scum in either.

Garde la Foi, mes amis! Nous nous sommes les sauveurs de la République! Maintenant et Toujours!
(Keep the Faith, my friends! We are the saviors of the Republic! Now and Forever!)

LonePalm, le Républicain du verre cassé (The Broken Glass Republican)

39 posted on 07/12/2014 5:30:19 PM PDT by LonePalm (Commander and Chef)
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To: Rides_A_Red_Horse
Remind me why Egypt won't open its borders.

I'm gonna venture a guess and say they don't want all those Hamas d!ckheads operating within their territory. They don't feel like importing a problem.

CC

40 posted on 07/12/2014 5:32:34 PM PDT by Celtic Conservative (tease not the dragon for thou art crunchy when roasted and taste good with ketchup)
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To: babygene

Watched the NBC national news tonight. They had a report from the scene in Gaza; the reported called it “Israel’s war on Gaza”...


41 posted on 07/12/2014 5:49:08 PM PDT by NEMDF
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To: Castigar

The USA used to win wars with devastating and overwhelming violence. It was the American way of war for over 100 years, until Korea and especially Vietnam.


42 posted on 07/12/2014 5:54:04 PM PDT by FreedomPoster (Islam delenda est)
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To: Trod Upon

Hey, when is Egypt going to execute all those Mussie Botherhood? We could celebrate that “in the news”. :-)


43 posted on 07/12/2014 5:54:31 PM PDT by SgtHooper (This is not my tag!)
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To: Rides_A_Red_Horse; LonePalm; Celtic Conservative

“Egypt’s refusal to open its border made things worse still”

But lets not forget that it’s the Jooos fault.


44 posted on 07/12/2014 6:00:45 PM PDT by Optimist
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Funny how the Islamoterrorists use the same tactics against Israel that the DemocRATS use against Americans. I wonder who learned from who. I guess you can get away with this crap when everyone in the “media” has been programed by America-hating Marxist professors and the majority of the population is dumber than a box of rocks who believe anything they see on TV.


45 posted on 07/12/2014 6:04:46 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (The future must not belong to those who slander bacon.)
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To: VerySadAmerican

How many missiles is the Iron Dome equipped with?


46 posted on 07/12/2014 6:05:34 PM PDT by MinorityRepublican
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To: Popman

If you knew your attack would always get an unproportional response, why would you attack?


47 posted on 07/12/2014 6:07:00 PM PDT by MNDude
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To: Optimist

It must be very liberating to have a built in excuse for everything.

Economic collapse- It’s the Jooos!

Catastrophic weather- It’s theJooos!

“Honey, we’re out of falafel and pita bread”- It’s the Jooos!

Etc.

CC


48 posted on 07/12/2014 6:11:24 PM PDT by Celtic Conservative (tease not the dragon for thou art crunchy when roasted and taste good with ketchup)
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To: Optimist

It must be very liberating to have a built in excuse for everything.

Economic collapse- It’s the Jooos!

Catastrophic weather- It’s theJooos!

“Honey, we’re out of falafel and pita bread”- It’s the Jooos!

Etc.

CC


49 posted on 07/12/2014 6:11:43 PM PDT by Celtic Conservative (tease not the dragon for thou art crunchy when roasted and taste good with ketchup)
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To: MNDude
If you knew your attack would always get an unproportional response, why would you attack?

Because your ideological beliefs trumps common sense or even reason...

50 posted on 07/12/2014 6:17:53 PM PDT by Popman ("Resistance to Tyrants is Obedience to God" - Thomas Jefferson)
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