Gaza War: Northern Gaza Strip records cases of “poisoning, malnutrition, and looming famine”

A child suffering from famine

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The government media office in Gaza warned of a dangerous worsening of famine in the Strip in general and the Gaza and northern governorates in particular, noting that the humanitarian conditions are seriously deteriorating in the governorates of the Gaza Strip due to “preventing the entry of aid, food and medicine as a tool for political pressure.”

The information office confirmed that the specter of famine “is growing day by day,” which portends a rise in the number of deaths due to hunger, especially among more than a million children who are now under the direct threat of malnutrition, including 3,500 children who are closer to death due to malnutrition, lack of food, lack of nutritional supplements, and lack of food. Vaccinations.

The Ministry of Health in the Gaza Strip announced that cases of food poisoning had been detected among displaced people in the city of Beit Lahia, north of the Strip, after they ate expired food.

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