The city streets, despite the lovely winter weather, are now a place where an Israeli air strike can hit at any time.
I first met Vik on a story inside Gaza's buffer zone. A team from the International Solidarity Movement (ISM) was accompanying a farmer and a dozen Palestinian women onto their land while they harvested their crop.
<p>Not only are donors sending expired medicine, the Health Ministry says most of the aid they receive is unsuitable, poor quality, and the wrong types of drugs.</p><p>As for medical equipment, doctors say it's often outdated, up to 10 years old, broken, and incompatible with the local electricity supply.</p>
<P>Since Israel announced it would allow more goods into the besieged strip, businessmen have steered clear of the tunnels, and held off placing any new orders for goods from Egypt</P>
<p>Palestinian farmers in Gaza risk their lives to harvest their fields.</p>