Half of Gaza’s population is now believed to be “starving” as Israel’s attack on the besieged strip continues to escalate, a senior UN official warned.
“WFP has reached over one million people, but the situation is untenable. We need to get our supplies in [and we need] a humanitarian ceasefire.”
Elaborating on the crisis unfolding on the streets of northern Gaza, he told reporters that “nine out of 10 are not eating every day”.
Two in three people in the south were reporting the same, he said. The WFP called the situation “alarming.” [Continue reading…]