Gaza faces 'unprecedented' humanitarian crisis

Gaza Palestinian economic experts are warning that even if international help is given immediately to the besieged area, a humanitarian disaster might be unavoidable.

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    Palestinians in the Gaza Strip have entered their 11th year under a crippling siege imposed by Israel and Egypt, and are in dire need of international aid.

    Gaza Palestinian economic experts are warning that even if help is given immediately, a humanitarian disaster might be unavoidable.

    The blockade dictates day-to-day reality for the two million people living in Gaza, where Israel controls the borders, airspace, and waters.

     

    Al Jazeera's Imran Khan reports.


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