Risk of famine ‘very high’ in Gaza, especially in the north, US official says

By Thomson Reuters Apr 23, 2024 | 12:36 PM

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The risk of famine throughout Gaza, especially in the north, is “very high,” Washington’s special regional envoy for humanitarian issues said on Tuesday.

David Satterfield told reporters that Israel must do everything possible to facilitate efforts to avert a famine and called for more to be done to get aid to those in need, particularly in the north.

(Reporting by Humeyra Pamuk, Kanishka Singh and Daphne Psaledakis)