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    Chronic shortages in Gaza fuels black market - 12 Feb 09

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    Al Jazeera English

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    While the gates remain closed, much needed aid is piling up on the Israeli side of the border.

    Inside the Strip, one million Gazans rely on food hand-outs to survive.

    But they're also desperate for other every day items - and it's leading to a thriving black market.

    Al Jazeera's Mike Kirsch reports from Gaza city.