US to store aid on secure Gaza beach during UN pause

The Associated Press June 11, 2024, 01:00 AM UTC

Summary: The U.S. military plans to store aid on a secure beach in Gaza during a U.N. pause in aid distribution from an American-built pier due to security concerns. The pause follows an Israeli military operation and concerns about staff safety. The pier, completed in mid-May, has faced operational challenges. Over 1 million people in Gaza are at risk of famine. The U.S. did an air drop of over 10 metric tons of meals.

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  1. [3.5]
    US military may move Gaza pier to Israel due to rough seas (CNN)
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  2. [3.0]
    Aid delivered to Gaza from repaired US-built pier (The Associated Press)
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  3. [2.1]
    US military's Gaza pier repaired, reattached after heavy seas damage (CNN)
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  4. [3.5]
    US-built Gaza pier praised by Biden falls apart, needs repairs (CNN)
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  5. [3.6]
    US-built Gaza pier praised by Biden collapses, repairs underway (CNN)
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    Gaza pier setback hampers U.S. aid mission efforts (The Washington Post)
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  7. [3.6]
    US-built Gaza pier breaks, taken to Israel for repairs (ABC News)
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  8. [3.3]
    US-built Gaza pier breaks apart due to weather, aid delivery impacted (The Associated Press)
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  9. [5.0]
    Fresh strikes in Rafah; US aid delayed by damaged pier (The Guardian)
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  10. [3.2]
    $320m US pier in Gaza breaks apart due to seas (The Independent)
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  11. [3.3]
    Gaza aid pier breaks apart after completion, affecting aid delivery (ABC News)
    16d
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  12. [4.5]
    US aid to Gaza delayed due to pier damage (The Guardian)
    16d

  13. [5.1]
    U.S. military-built Gaza aid pier damaged by rough seas (The New York Times)
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  14. [4.1]
    US-built aid pier in Gaza damaged, to be repaired (The Associated Press)
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  15. [3.9]
    US pier in Gaza breaks apart, halting aid efforts (CNN)
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  16. [4.8]
    Biden's $320M Gaza pier faces challenges, aid distribution hindered (Newsweek)
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  17. [5.4]
    US aid reaches Palestinians in Gaza via new pier (The Associated Press)
    22d

  18. [5.0]
    US sea route for Gaza aid faces challenges, distribution issues (Business Insider)
    23d

  19. [4.1]
    Aid fails to reach Palestinians due to interceptions and looting (New York Post )
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  20. [4.5]
    Aid from US pier off Gaza not reaching Palestinians (CNN)
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  21. [5.1]
    UN warns US-funded Gaza aid pier may fail due to security (The Associated Press)
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