Daily Review: Access to Humanitarian Aid in Conflict Dwindles

Daily Review: Access to Humanitarian Aid in Conflict Dwindles
People receive humanitarian aid on the central square in Kherson, Ukraine, Nov. 15, 2022 (AP photo by Efrem Lukatsky).

Today at WPR, we’re covering the Israel-Hamas war, far-right opposition to Ukraine aid in the U.S. and the security crisis in the Sahel.

But first, here’s our take on today’s top story.

Israel-Gaza war: The Rafah crossing between Egypt and the Gaza Strip still has not opened to humanitarian aid, a day after a deal brokered by U.S. President Joe Biden appeared to have laid the groundwork for allowing the aid to enter. Meanwhile, the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees called for an immediate cease-fire and humanitarian access to the territory, calling the situation in Gaza “desperate.” (New York Times; Japan News)

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