UN representative in Gaza Chris Gunness broke down in tears following an interview with Al Jazeera Arabic this evening, after making an impassioned plea for the rights of Palestinians and their children.
His interview begins 22 seconds into the clip.
His appeal came after the UN said the attack on a school where thousands of Palestinians had fled for shelter killed at least 15 people this morning.
The UNRWA spokesman said his staff working across Gaza are overwhelmed and called for immediate international action to hold Israel accountable for crimes against Palestinian civilians.
International community must take deliberate international political action to put an immediate end to the continuing carnage in #Gaza RT
UNRWA is overwhelmed in #Gaza we have reached breaking point, our staff are being killed our shelters overflowing. Where will it end? RT
The three weeks of fighting has killed more than 1,300 Palestinians and more than 50 Israelis.
There have been two days of quiet in Gaza. No rockets or missiles, no more destroyed houses, no more ambulance sirens screaming.
A three-year-old girl has been rescued from Gaza and brought to London for life-saving heart surgery.
A small team of NHS doctors and surgeons is travel to Gaza to set up facilities and establish how best to use specialists and equipment.