As Offensive Continues, Humanitarian Crisis Looms in Gaza
(29 Dec 08 - RV) According to the United Nations many of the dead in the Strip are
civilians, including at least 20 children under 16 years of age and 9 women. UN secretary
general, Ban Ki-moon has demanded Israel permit aid access to the Strip, crippled
by a severe blockade for over a year now. Catholic Relief Services Mat Davies is on
the ground and told us the situation is beyond critical...