OPT: Bleak Ramadan for Gaza residents

Published on 31 August 2009

Ramadan 9..) is bleak in Gaza because basic and traditional foodstuffs are unavailable due to the Israeli blockade, or out of reach due to soaring prices and poverty (..). "The level of poverty and unemployment is so high, people cannot afford to pay the prices," said UN World Food Programme (WFP) officer Jeannoel Gentile in Gaza.

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