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Price hikes worsen food insecurity in Palestine

Thousands of Palestinian families are facing the threat of food insecurity, as a result of the significant rise in the prices of basic commodities, while officials fail to address the issue.
Gaza food

RAMALLAH, West Bank — Rising  prices of food commodities and basic products in the Palestinian territories have pushed thousands of families below the poverty line.

The coronavirus pandemic, followed by the Russian-Ukrainian war, further worsened the situation. A May 9 World Bank report said that the pandemic has severely affected the well-being of Palestinians and created more poverty.

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