Thousands of children have been killed since Israel’s genocidal war on Gaza began. Many more have been wounded.

Both the physical and psychological effects of the violence are profound. Children have been forced to endure displacement, an engineered famine and the fear caused by relentless bombardment.

Muhammad is 11.

He and his family now live in a tent. It has been assembled in Deir al-Balah, central Gaza.

The family had been forced to flee the nearby Bureij refugee camp several months ago. Their home was attacked and Muhammad was injured in the head and one of his arms.

As the rooms of the home were filled with smoke, Muhammad had to jump through a window to an adjacent building.

“We really don’t know how we got out alive,” he said.