"Catastrophic" situation for families of Gaza dependent on aid

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The situation for families in Gaza which are dependent on aid will be catastrophic, according to the UN agency for Palestinian refugees, UNRWA.

Due to a lack of funds, UNRWA has been forced to suspend cash assistance for repairs to damaged and destroyed homes in the Gaza Strip.

A 50-day conflict which started last July between Israel and the Palestinian faction, Hamas led to the deaths of 2000 Palestinians and 70 Israelis as well as widespread destruction of property.

Stephanie Coutrix began by asking UNRWA Spokesperson Chris Gunness about recent allegations that the UN agency has been involved in blocking goods and services for the people.

Duration: 2'27"

 

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