A previous version of this article showed an incorrect number of Palestinian deaths. This story has been corrected with 11,100 deaths, the latest figure provided by the Gaza Health Ministry.

For over a month, Israeli airstrikes have caused extensive damage in the Gaza Strip, particularly in the most densely populated northern region, where residents were told to evacuate. Bombardment has killed more than 11,100 Palestinians and injured over 28,000, according to the Gaza Health Ministry.

Population by municipality

Population by municipality

Population by municipality

How the Israel-Gaza conflict is unfolding in maps and graphics

Israel says it is targeting Hamas leaders and fighters in retaliation to Hamas’s deadly surprise attack on Israel on Oct. 7. But an analysis of satellite imagery shows that places of worship, hospitals, schools and residential areas have also been damaged or destroyed.

In northwest Gaza, Israeli airstrikes at the Jabalya refugee camp left more than 100 people dead and hundreds injured, according to Gaza officials. Israel said it was targeting Hamas operatives and infrastructure. The Jabalya refugee camps were home to nearly 60,000 people before the war.

About two miles south of the Jabalya camp, in the heart of Gaza City, several mosques, schools, residential buildings and the Islamic University of Gaza have been heavily damaged. A cemetery and a sewage treatment plant in eastern Gaza City were also hit.

Most of the damage is concentrated in heavily populated areas in northern Gaza. Nearly 40,000 buildings north of Gaza’s wetlands were damaged as of Saturday, according to the damage analysis by Corey Scher and Jamon Van Den Hoek.

Damage analysis of Copernicus Sentinel-1 satellite data by Corey Scher of CUNY Graduate Center and Jamon Van Den Hoek of Oregon State University. Damage data as of 10:44 p.m. Eastern on Nov. 18. Population data is sourced from the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics and the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs. Building footprint data is computer generated by Microsoft Maps using computer vision algorithms. Infrastructure data is from OpenStreetMap.

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