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As famine looms in Gaza, aid delivery remains difficult and dangerous

Posted on AllSides January 17th, 2024
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Loay Ayyoub for The Washington Post

Describing the humanitarian situation in the Gaza Strip in increasingly apocalyptic terms, aid agencies are urging Israel to ease the difficult and often dangerous process of delivering supplies to desperate Palestinians.

Israel has embarked on a public campaign to defend its humanitarian record, blaming the United Nations and Hamas for the crisis.

Famine is looming in Gaza, the United Nations warns. The World Food Program estimates that 93 percent of the population faces crisis levels of hunger. Disease is spreading rapidly. The World Health Organization predicts that the death toll from sickness and starvation in...

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