NewsroomPlus.com – Contributed by Save The Children Children living in areas of Gaza hardest-hit during last year’s conflict are still showing signs of severe emotional distress, including high levels of bed wetting and nightmares. A new assessment by Save the Children found that:
- An average of 75% of children surveyed experience unusual bedwetting regularly.
- In one area, al-Shoka, nearly half the children interviewed wet the bed every night.
- Up to 89% of parents reported that their children suffer consistent feelings of fear, while more than 70% of children said they worried about another war.
- On average seven out of 10 children interviewed suffer regular nightmares.