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  • Although Israel has begun to allow limited medical supplies into Gaza, the need far outweighs the availability while hospitals remain understaffed and ill-supplied.

    Will the U.S. Peace Envoy Usher in Truth and Reconciliation for Israelis and Palestinians?

  • Champlain tells us only that he decided to go back to France with his family, “having now wintered in the country nearly five years, during which time we were ill-supplied with fresh provisions and with other things very sparingly.”

    Champlain's Dream

  • Also, I believe my original stance was that the M4 is the better weapon for a modern, well-supplied armed force, and the Kalashnikov is better for an irregular, ill-supplied force.

    Our Guns and Theirs..

  • But the army had disappointed him, too, with its politics and prejudice, its seniority system that put inferior men in superior ranks, and its bureaucratic corruption that put an ill-equipped, ill-supplied, and undermanned force in the field.

    The Pride of Hannah Wade

  • "How did he go?" repeated Matthew, in a voice so ill-supplied with breath it seemed he might strangle on the words.

    The Pilgrim of Hate

  • The garrison had reached exhaustion, ill-supplied, thinned by desertions as long as there was any possibility of escape.

    One Corpse Too Many

  • They were adrift in the bitter cold in open boats, but ill-supplied for

    Famous Islands and Memorable Voyages

  • His brother, Sir Alexander, the English-bred chieftain, but ill-supplied his loss.

    Memoirs of the Jacobites of 1715 and 1745 Volume III.

  • Weakened by the long march and more by the terrible losses of Franklin; ill-supplied and half-fed, Hood's army was compelled to rely upon the enemy's want of supplies driving him out.

    Four Years in Rebel Capitals An Inside View of Life in the Southern Confederacy from Birth to Death

  • We descended, but not much, into the lovely Wadi Hadda, full of trees smothered with a kind of vine with thick glossy indiarubber-like leaves; then we went on straight up Akaba Hadda to the huge plain of Mis'hal, full of villages, but ill-supplied with water.

    Southern Arabia

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