"They Are Starving," Says Doctor Back from Gaza; World Food Programme Warns North in "Full-Blown Famine"

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The World Food Programme is warning northern Gaza has reached a “full-blown” famine that is spreading south. This comes after the Israeli military has spent months blocking the entry of vital aid into Gaza, attacking humanitarian aid convoys and opening fire on Palestinian civilians waiting to receive lifesaving aid. We get an update on conditions among the besieged and starving population of Gaza — including of children now suffering from the psychological effects of intense and prolonged trauma — from Dr. Walid Masoud, a vascular surgeon and a board member of the Palestine Children’s Relief Fund who is just back from heading a medical mission to Gaza.

Full article on the Democracy Now website at http://www.democracynow.org/2024/5/6/gaza_doctor_walid_masoud

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