UNRWA chief says hunger in Gaza is “man-made”

By Thomson Reuters Mar 18, 2024 | 5:27 AM

CAIRO (Reuters) – The head of the U.N. Palestinian refugee agency said on Monday the hunger in the Gaza Strip is “man-made”.

The crisis can be resolved and reversed through proper political will and Gaza can be “flooded” with food through the crossings, UNRWA chief Philippe Lazzarini added during a press conference in Cairo with Egyptian foreign minister Sameh Shoukry.

(Reporting by Sarah El Safty, Writing by Clauda Tanios; Editing by Toby Chopra)