# Two medical aid groups on Sunday announced their withdrawal from a central Gaza hospital, citing increased Israeli military activity in the area. The International Rescue Committee in a statement said its emergency medical team was forced to withdraw from Al Aqsa Hospital in the city of Deir al-Balah, after the Israeli military dropped flyers on central Gaza ordering Palestinians to evacuate to shelters in the area. Medical Aid for Palestinians also said it was withdrawing from Al Aqsa hospital. It comes after Doctors Without Borders on Saturday said it would evacuate its staff and their families from the facility.
Medical providers withdraw from central Gaza hospital due to Israeli military activity