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Government warns of environmental disaster due to shortage of fuel | #OpenRafahBorder Now!

[ PIC 17/09/2013 – 07:57 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– The Palestinian government warned of an environmental disaster in Gaza due to the siege, especially as untreated sewage water is pumped into the sea, which increases the problem of pollution and its impact on the environmental situation and human health. Minister of Local Government, Dr. Mohammed […]

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Ashrawi calls Dutch firm to disengage from Israeli project in East Jerusalem

Al Ray Agencies | Aug 31, 2013 Gaza, Alray – PLO Executive Committee member Hanan Ashrawi called on the Dutch engineering firm, Royal HaskoningDHV, to end its involvement in the development of an Israeli project in occupied East Jerusalem. “This project, allegedy a municipal wastewater treatment plant commissioned by Israeli authorities, will be built in […]

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Environmental disaster threatens residents of Nablus because of settlers’ waste

[ PIC 20/02/2013 – 09:31 PM ] NABLUS, (PIC)– Dozens of trucks emptied their cargo of the settlers’ waste in an abandoned landfill, located on the lands of the villages of Deir Sharaf and Qusin, west of the city of Nablus. Eyewitnesses confirmed that more than 30 Israeli trucks were seen emptying tons of wastes […]

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Samsung enters the Apartheidmarket. Sparkling water for $3899 – None for Palestine!

Febr 15, 2013 ~ by occpal Featured in Forbes the next article: SodaStream and Samsung Debut A Fridge With Sparkling Water Dispense Yuppies rejoice. Seemingly unfazed by CBS‘s rejection of its Super Bowl ad, which followed closely on the heels of a UK approval body rejecting a similar ad, Sodastream continues on its quest to […]

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UPDATE FOR #FLORIADE2012 | Israeli Settlers set Palestinian land ablaze in village of Burin

By Alex Marley | 15 September 2012 | International Solidarity Movement, West Bank In the afternoon of Tuesday, 11 September 2012, settlers from the illegal Israeli settlement of Yitzhar burned farmers’ land containing almond trees in the Palestinian village of Burin. Around 10 settlers came down from the nearby settlement of Yitzhar and started to […]

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Update for #Floriade2012 ‘Israeli Agricultural Development’: Settlers burn 130 olive trees in N-West Bank

Maan News Agency | Sept 7, 2012 QALQILIYA (Ma’an) — Israeli settlers set fire to around 130 olive trees in a northern West Bank village on Friday, locals said. Residents of Immanuel settlement set fire to the lands while residents were at Friday prayers, locals said. Fawzi Al-Ghanem, owner of the land, told Ma’an that […]

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UN report: Gaza water would be unusable by 2016

[ PIC 03/09/2012 – 09:13 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– A new UN reported warned that the crisis of the polluted and unclean water in the Gaza Strip is getting worse and seriously affecting the civilians’ health. Gaza’s rapidly growing population of about 1. 64 million, which is expected to increase by 500, 000 by 2020, […]

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Khudari: Gaza needs more projects to ward off future disasters

[ PIC 03/09/2012 – 09:15 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Independent MP Jamal Al-Khudari has said that Gaza was in need of a number of vital projects to ward off future disasters. Khudari said in a press release on Monday that UNRWA had said in a report that Gaza would face disasters by 2020 in the […]

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Gaza’s deadly drinking water

Al Qassam Website 16-06-2012,09:18 Gaza Strip – Gaza’s only fresh water source is now too dangerous to drink and is contaminated with fertiliser and human waste, according to a shocking new report from Medical Aid for Palestinians (MAP) and Save the Children. On the fifth anniversary of the blockade, Gaza’s Children; Falling Behind, reveals desperate […]

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Agricultural fields caught fire due to IOF bombing

Related | Israel’s Facade at the Floriade! | #Floriade2012 [ PIC 08/06/2012 – 05:30 PM ] GAZA, (PIC) — Agricultural fields to the east of Khan Younis, Southern of Gaza strip, caught fire, on Thursday, causing the farmers heavy losses. Local sources told PIC reporter that the IOF opened fire and fired smoke bombs targeting […]

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#Floriade2012 | Israel’s Facade at the Floriade

June 2, 2012 During the World Expo Floriade 2012 which lasts from April 5 to October 7 2012, we will update this special topic with related news from Palestine Without any shame Israel currently has erected a facade at World Expo Floriade 2012 and boasting about it’s ‘achievements’ in agricultural and water development. Not only […]

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Gaza Flooded After Israel Opens Dam Gates – VIDEO

TV.GLOBALRESEARCH.CA MARCH 5 2012 by grtv Gaza’s poor infrastructure and lack of building material and equipments due to the blockade has led the war battered infrastructure to deteriorate. Press TV’s Ashraf Shannon reports from Gaza. A Palestinian environmentalist says the Israeli regime is engaged in systematically destroying the environment in the Gaza Strip by dumping […]

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Gaza flooded after Israel opens dam gates

Sun Mar 4, 2012 10:17PM GMT Ashraf Shannon, Press TV, Gaza Dozens of homes damaged in Gaza after Israel opened dam. Power cuts and lack of fuel hampered rescue operations. Gaza’s poor infrastructure and lack of building material and equipments due to the blockade has led the war battered infrastructure to deteriorate. Dozens of homes […]

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Gaza’s energy crisis threatens hospitals, water supply

MAAN NEWS AGENCY FEBR 20 2012   GAZA CITY (IRIN) — An energy crisis is currently hitting the Gaza Strip’s public services hard and could lead to a severe humanitarian crisis if a sustainable solution is not found soon. “If the power plant does not resume its work in the next days, some hospitals will […]

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Israeli forces uproot 100 olives trees in Salfit

A Million Stories about the Zionist Rape of This World – in pictures 2.5 million trees (including olive trees) destroyed by Israel & settlers since 1967 | Report Page 31 [ 30/11/2011 – 10:58 AM ] SALFIT, (PIC)– The Israeli occupation forces (IOF) destroyed 100 olive trees in the Salfit village of Masha to make […]

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