Aid corridor needed urgently to prevent famine in north Gaza, says WFP official

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Agency’s Gaza director says deaths near aid convoy last week were avoidable and north of territory needs to be flooded with aid

The deaths of more than 100 people when Israeli forces opened fire near an aid convoy in Gaza was a tragedy that should have been foreseen and could have been prevented, the World Food Programme director for Gaza has said.

Matthew Hollingworth also said an aid corridor into northern Gaza was needed urgently to prevent a “man-made” famine there after Palestinians were starved of food at terrifying speed and scale.

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