Section: General News - A humanitarian crisis is looming in the Gaza Strip, after a new wave of Israeli-Palestinian fighting. Robert Berger reports from the VOA bureau in Jerusalem.
Palestinian refugees who came to pick up food at a United Nations agency in Gaza were turned away empty handed. Some 20,000 people were due to pick up packages containing rice, flour, sugar and oil but the warehouses are empty.
The reason: Israel shut its border crossings into Gaza 11 days ago in response to Palestinian rocket attacks.
U.N. spokesman Chris Gunness said the rocket attacks are intolerable.
"Of course Israel has legitimate security concerns and we …