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TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The World Food Program (WFP) stated on Sunday that there are insufficient meals for the majority of Palestinians in the Gaza Strip amidst the deadly Israeli offensive in the enclave. - World news - "For most in Gaza, there is no house, no table, and too few meals," remarked Matthew Hollingworth, WFP Country Director for Palestine, in a statement."We are hoping to be able to assist more bakeries, particularly in the northern areas where people are in desperate need, but we need access, and we need safety," he added.Since October 7, Israel has been relentlessly targeting the Gaza Strip, killing at least 28,176 people and injuring 67,784 others.The Israeli onslaught has forced 85% of Gaza's population into internal displacement, exacerbating shortages of food, clean water, and medicine, while 60% of the enclave's infrastructure has been damaged or destroyed, according to the UNIn late 2023, South Africa lodged a case at the International Court of Justice (ICJ), accusing Israel of violating its obligations under the 1948 Genocide Convention.The UN court, in its interim ruling issued in January, deemed South Africa's claims plausible and ordered provisional measures requiring the Israeli regime to refrain from genocidal acts and ensure the provision of humanitarian assistance to civilians in Gaza.

Original Article Source: Tasnim News Agency | Published on Monday, 12 February 2024 13:44 (about 68 days ago)