As the war in Gaza enters its sixth month, international aid agencies are warning of a man-made famine that’s likely to engulf the north of the territory by May, possibly extending to the entire enclave by July.

A report by the UN-backed Integrated Food Security Phase Classification found more than 1-million people — almost half of Gaza’s population — could face “catastrophic hunger” unless more food aid is allowed into the territory. That’s more than double the number from its last report, in December...

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