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#CAMPAIGN 4 #GAZA | HELP GAZA TO BEAT THE WATER CRISIS!

“Access to safe water is a fundamental human need & therefore a basic human right.” ~Kofi Annan Sept 2, 2104 | By occpal “Occupied Palestine”-weblog is endorsing the campaign by 3 engineers from Gaza to build a RO desalination plant. You can Help the people of Gaza to find their dignified life, peacefully, and in […]

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#GazaUnderAttack | There’s a shortage of clean water especially at UN-run schools in Gaza

PressTV | Published on Aug 31, 2014 Palestinian health officials say there’s a shortage of clean water especially at UN-run schools where nearly 22-thousand refugees are sheltering. They say various diseases are spreading among the refugee population due to the lack of water and hygiene. UN agencies are warning that the humanitarian situation is getting […]

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Israeli demolition notifications against 8 water wells

[ PIC 02/10/2013 – 08:11 PM ] AL-KHALIL,(PIC)– The Israeli occupation authority (IOA) have issued demolition notifications against eight water wells funded by a European organization in Yatta town in the southern West Bank district of al-Khalil. Ratib Al-Jabour, the coordinator of the popular committee against the wall and settlement in Yatta, said that the […]

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Gaza wastewater treatment plant stops functioning

Al Ray Agencies | Sept 17, 2013 Gaza, Alray – After the running out of fuel supplies, the Minister of local government in Gaza Mohammed Al -Farra announced on Monday evening that the wastewater treatment plant stopped functioning and the municipalities are going to pump the sewage water into the sea . Al-Farra said on […]

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Sewage Hits drinking water in the refugee Camp of Shati

DRAH | Sept 2, 2013 Gaza, (DRAH.ps) — The Palestinian refugees have been suffering since 65 years, when the Palestinians were plagued with NAKBA. Residents of the Shati refugee camp in the west of Gaza, particularly people of the area of “Block 4” complained recently of pollution of drinking water with sewage. They also suffer […]

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Why water should be on the table ~ by Jews for Justice for Palestinians

Jews For Justice for Palestinians | July 31, 2013 In this posting, factsheet from the Center for Economic and Social Rights; an excerpt – Israeli Military Orders – from Amnesty International’s report, Troubled Waters, and a factsheet from Stop the Wall, Nurturing Water Apartheid in Palestine, on Israel’s water company Mekorot. Infographic by Michael Vexler, […]

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UNRWA: Israeli forces demolish Hebron water well

Maan News Agency | Apr 29, 2013 HEBRON (Ma’an) — Israeli forces on Monday demolished a water well and utility room in the Fawwar refugee camp in Hebron, a local UN official said. Deputy director of the camp’s UNRWA office Ahmad Abu Fadda said Israeli forces declared the area a closed military zone. Fadda added […]

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Discriminatory Access And Water-Apartheid In Occupied Palestine ~ by @KawtherSalam

Kawther Salam | April 16, 2013 For many years, the Palestinian population of the West Bank, including East Jerusalem, and the Gaza Strip, has suffered from a shortage of clean, safe water. However, despite alarming predictions of insufficient drinking water supplies by 2040, based on the expected population growth in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT), […]

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Israel slammed for appropriating Palestinian water supplies

Palestinian children fill jars and bottles from a pipe transporting water from a village spring in a village near the West Bank city of Nablus. (File photo) PressTV | Thu Apr 11, 2013 2:11PM GMT A report by a Palestinian NGO says Israel has been practicing “water apartheid” against Palestinians, depriving them of their “rightful […]

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Israeli forces tell Yatta man to demolish wells

Maan News Agency | April 4, 2013 HEBRON (Ma’an) – Israeli forces warned a man from Yatta in the southern West Bank that they would demolish his water wells and uproot his trees, according to a local Palestinian official. Rateb al-Habour, coordinator of the popular and national committee in Yatta, said the troops raided an […]

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Israel steals 82% of the Palestinian water under the Oslo accords

[ PIC 25/03/2013 – 06:09 PM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– A Palestinian expert on water and environment issues stressed that technical and political problems in Oslo accords signed between the PLO and the occupation authorities “left ​​the main water sources in Israeli hands, limiting the Palestinian role as providing services.” “The problem was the postponement of […]

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Occupation prevents restoration of water wells in northern Jordan Valley

[ PIC 03/03/2013 – 09:44 PM ] NORTHERN JORDAN VALLEY, (PIC)– Israeli occupation forces prevented residents of two hamlets in northern Jordan Valley from repairing and restoring five wells that form their main source of water. Local sources said that the residents of Khirbat al Hadidiya have started few days ago repairing two wells, but […]

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Egyptian Court Calls On Morsi To Close All Border Tunnels

Note from occpal: Already in 2009 Egypt was flooding Gaza’s tunnels and plans to go on with it as part of the steel fence measurements which can cause a severe and permanent devastation of the Gazan as well as Egyptian environment | More and video here Special Report | Egyptian government infected by mad Israeli […]

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Interior ministry slams some Egyptian positions against Rafah tunnels

Note from occpal: Already in 2009 Egypt was flooding Gaza’s tunnels and plans to go on with it as part of the steel fence measurements which can cause a severe and permanent devastation of the Gazan as well as Egyptian environment | More and video here Special Report | Egyptian government infected by mad Israeli […]

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Israeli settlers pump sewage into ancient Palestinian village of Sabastiya

 Sunday February 17, 2013 00:34 by IMEMC Staff The Israeli settlement of Shafi Shamron, in the northern part of the West Bank, has routed its sewage pipes to dump directly into the historic village of Sabastiya, home to several thousand Palestinian families. Sewage stream from Shafi Shamron (image by ISM) The villages have filed a […]

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