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What daily life looks like in Rafah, through the eyes of a local poet

A displaced man makes tea in front of a tents beside a street on the first day of the Eid al-Fitr festival, marking the end of the holy month of Ramadan, in Rafah, southern Gaza Strip, on April 10, 2024, amid the ongoing conflict between Israel and the Palestinian militant group Hamas. (Mohammed Abed/AFP via Getty Images)
A displaced man makes tea in front of a tents beside a street on the first day of the Eid al-Fitr festival, marking the end of the holy month of Ramadan, in Rafah, southern Gaza Strip, on April 10, 2024, amid the ongoing conflict between Israel and the Palestinian militant group Hamas. (Mohammed Abed/AFP via Getty Images)

As Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu promises a major offensive in Rafah in southern Gaza, we look at what daily life is like there.

Here & Now‘s Deepa Fernandes speaks with Mohammed Abu Lebda, a poet and translator in Rafah.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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