Egypt Establishes Second Camp for Displaced Palestinians in Gaza’s Khan Yunis

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Egypt is building a second camp to accommodate displaced Palestinians in Gaza’s Khan Yunis in collaboration with the Palestine Red Crescent, anonymous sources revealed to state-owned AlQahera News on 24 February. The newly established camp will be capable of housing 4,000 individuals across 400 tents and is equipped with essential amenities such as electricity and water. It is expected to be ready to welcome Palestinians by the end of this week. Egypt’s decision to construct a second camp comes as a part of the government’s ongoing efforts to alleviate the enduring hardships faced by the Palestinian population. Egypt previously built the first camp for displaced Palestinians in Khan Yunis in December, subsequently expanding its capacity in January. The sources also revealed that Egypt plans to erect a field hospital in Rafah, situated in southern Gaza, along with a relief camp in Deir Al-Balah, located in central Gaza. No further details were provided. In Rafah, two aid distribution centres will be established to cater to the needs of the population, which has witnessed an influx of 1.5 million Palestinians displaced by five months of relentless Israeli bombardment in the north of…

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