Al Monitor, October 21, 2016

A Palestinian woman collects barley during the harvest on a farm in Khan Yunis, southern Gaza Strip, April 25, 2016. (photo by REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa)

Even now, the UN’s Relief and Works Agency regularly supplies more than half the residents with sacks of flour, rice, sugar and oil. Fruits and vegetables grown locally make up an important part of their meager diets.

[...] [F]armers were dealt a near fatal blow by the 2014 Israel-Hamas war, known as Operation Protective Edge, and are having a hard time recovering.

[....] Gaza is gradually becoming unfit for habitation by the 1.8 million people who still live there.