United Nations and Swiss agencies are warning of a humanitarian crisis in the Gaza Strip, which has been largely forgotten due to the conflict in Lebanon.

The head of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) for Gaza and the West Bank says the population in the occupied territories feels abandoned.

Mario Carera said the situation in the area had deteriorated over the past few weeks. “The food and security situation is catastrophic,” he told the Swiss news agency, SDA-ATS.

 

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