Aid convoys are hampered by destroyed roads and bridgesBMJ 2006; 333 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.333.7563.320 (Published 10 August 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;333:320
- Owen Dyer
Large areas of Lebanon are being put out of reach of humanitarian aid, after Israeli air strikes cut roads and bridges linking Beirut to the outside world.
On Monday the United Nations' humanitarian coordinator in Lebanon, David Shearer, called on the Israel Defence Forces to cease “bombardment of civilian infrastructure” and urged “all parties in this conflict to adhere to their obligations under international humanitarian law with regard to civilians.”
Tyre and the far south were cut off on Monday …