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Sun Nov 26, 2023, 08:00 PM Nov 2023

'Hunger, desperation, and destruction': UN team on northern Gaza [View all]

Samer AbdelJaber, the head of the World Food Program (WFP) in Palestine, has recounted a UN mission to provide food to Al-Ahli Hospital and surrounding areas.

AbdelJaber said that while being able to deliver food to the hospital in Gaza City was a “promising step”, the UN team saw “hunger, desperation, and destruction”.
“The [UN] team recounted painful stories from the people who haven’t received any aid in weeks,” he said.

Central and northern Gaza, including Gaza City, the largest city in the Gaza Strip, have been largely cut off from humanitarian aid since Israel claimed it cut the Gaza Strip in two in early November.

Samer AbdelJaber


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Al Jazeera is a Hamas propaganda arm. nt LexVegas Nov 2023 #1
you dispute the content of this video then nt msongs Nov 2023 #2
UN remains alarmed by multiple reports of multiple rapes of Israeli women and children on October 7. lapucelle Nov 2023 #3
Al Jazeera-speak for "hostage". lapucelle Nov 2023 #4
I feel that the word 'captive' is ... Think. Again. Nov 2023 #5
Oh let me help! I have a dictionary handy! lapucelle Nov 2023 #6
Yes, thanks!... Think. Again. Nov 2023 #7
"Hamas didn't take [the hostages] to use in making any demands." lapucelle Nov 2023 #8
I don't understand this response. Think. Again. Nov 2023 #9
Civilians are not prisoners of war. nt yagotme Nov 2023 #13
The definition supplied by the post I responded to... Think. Again. Nov 2023 #21
You don't think Hamas kidnapped these people TexasDem69 Nov 2023 #10
They were "taken and held as or as if a prisoner of war"? Think. Again. Nov 2023 #12
No, no demands, only getting a 3-1 exchange rate for them... nt yagotme Nov 2023 #14
If the exchange had been initially demanded by hamas... Think. Again. Nov 2023 #19
Searched several spots, this is the best detailed account I can find: yagotme Nov 2023 #26
Thanks for sharing that... Think. Again. Nov 2023 #28
YW nt yagotme Nov 2023 #29
A 10 month old baby is not a POW pinkstarburst Nov 2023 #18
STOP. Think. Again. Nov 2023 #20
The amount of people on here whatabouting a humanitarian catastrophe Eko Nov 2023 #11
Yep Goddessartist Nov 2023 #27
''The Palestinian Red Crescent Society has said its teams have not been able to deliver any aid to northern Gaza today'' Donkees Nov 2023 #15
Update: Aid trucks now getting through Israeli checkpoint ... Donkees Nov 2023 #17
Why would Hamas do this to their own people? Bonx Nov 2023 #16
hamas has been working against the well-being of Gazans... Think. Again. Nov 2023 #22
Hopefully the items making their way to the north are helping a significant portion of the population David__77 Nov 2023 #23
The plan to finally open a humanitarian aid corridor by sea from Cyprus will be a big help too Donkees Nov 2023 #25
Ceasefire NOW LiberaBlueDem Nov 2023 #24
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