Gaza

Palestinians in Gaza paying ‘heavy price’ as conditions worsen, says UN official

The top United Nations relief official in the occupied Palestinian territory today appealed to donors to provide urgent funds to address the deteriorating humanitarian situation there, particularly in Gaza, where continued border closures in recent weeks have prevented the delivery of vital food, medicine and fuel supplies.

Gaza crossing reopens today to allow partial resumption in aid – UN agency

A border crossing into the Gaza Strip opened today, allowing a limited amount of humanitarian supplies to the 1.5 million residents forcibly confined to the area, the Office of the United Nations Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process (UNSCO) reported today.