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Washington says Gaza humanitarian situation still deteriorating

On Thursday, the US expressed concern over the worsening humanitarian crisis in Gaza and called on Israel to increase efforts to facilitate constant aid access from both the southern and northern parts of the enclave.

Reuters WORLD
Published May 16,2024

The United States said on Thursday that the humanitarian situation in Gaza continued to deteriorate and urged Israel to do more to allow sustained access for aid via southern and northern part of the enclave.

Speaking at a daily news briefing, State Department deputy spokesperson Vedant Patel said Washington continued to remain concerned that both travel and the flow of fuel into Gaza via Rafah crossing has "come to a complete halt."