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Humanitarian aid route to Gaza via Rafah closed – No support from Saturday via jetty

Difficulties in transporting humanitarian aid to the Gaza Strip continue as efforts intensify to provide civilians with food and medicine. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres' spokesman, Stephane Dujarric, briefed accredited reporters on humanitarian aid arriving via land crossings in the Gaza Strip, as well as the distribution of aid arriving from Cyprus via a jetty built by the US military. , at the headquarters of the international organization in New York. As Mr. Dujarric mentioned, the Rafa crossing remains closed. “Our colleagues at OCHA, in their briefing to the Security Council (as of yesterday Monday), said that the closure prevented the entry of approximately 82,000 tons of supplies, including food and medicine,” he said. Kerem Shalom, also a key humanitarian transit point, remains open in the sense that material is arriving there from the Israeli side, but access challenges remain due to ongoing fighting and […]
Source: News Beast

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