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Gaza Blockade in Numbers

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Israel’s strangling blockade of Gaza is now entering its ninth year, with a devastating and growing impact on the lives of 1.8 million Palestinians. The Gaza blockade has created a fragile humanitarian situation that has been aggravated by the closure of the Egyptian-controlled Rafah crossing, the main gateway to the outside world. The numbers and figures below, alongside stories from ordinary Gazans, highlight some of the shocking effects of the blockade.