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Bruqin residents complain about the continuous flow of settlements sewage

[ PIC 30/10/2013 – 09:54 PM ] SALFIT, (PIC)– Residents of Bruqin village west of Salfit complained about the health crisis caused by the continuous flow of settlements sewage near their homes. The villagers called on the competent authorities and human rights organizations to stop this phenomenon, that turned the life in their town into […]

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5 springs in Bethlehem area ‘dangerously contaminated’

Ma’an News Agency | (updated) 12/10/2013 12:59 BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) – Research by high school students has concluded that five major springs which serve as a main source of water in the south Bethlehem area are inadequate for human use as a result of the high rates of fecal coliform bacteria contaminating that water. The research […]

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Video: Israeli Colonists Dump Sewage on Palestinian land

July 9, 2013 by @PressTV Villagers in Wadi Fukin near Bethlehem were attacked by Israeli colonists/settlers from a nearby colony/settlement, when they intentionally poured thousands of tons of sewage into the only natural water spring and onto the land. (Some) Examples of attacks by Jewish Colonists in Palestine I emphasize, just some examples…. For a […]

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Settlers drown Palestinian lands with wastewater in Bethlehem

[ PIC 08/07/2013 – 01:40 PM ] BETHLEHEM, (PIC)– Settlers from Beitar Illit settlement, built on Palestinian lands west of Bethlehem, drowned Sunday about 100 dunums of Palestinian agricultural lands with wastewater in the village of Wadi Fukin. The mentioned lands became unfit for agricultural use due to the ongoing pumping of wastewater by settlers. […]

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#PHOTOS | Experimental chemical plant polluting Palestinian village in the Negev

Monday, 10 September, 2012 | 16:50 | Silwanic Silwan, Jerusalem (SILWANIC) — Silwanic has learnt that a private Israeli company is using lands belonging to the Palestinian village of Wadi al-Ne’am, north of Beer Sheba, for dangerous chemical experiments. An outdoor chemical plant approximately two kilometers from the village was visited by Silwanic journalists, who […]

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Water desalination projects to solve Gaza’s problems: a wolf in sheep’s clothing?

The Electronic Intifada | 8 June 2012 For years, Israel has promoted desalination as the solution for Gaza’s water supply problems — while it has bombed water infrastructure systems. (APA images) The Palestinian Contractors Union recently warned UNICEF, the UN agency for children, of a boycott if it proceeds with offering tenders for the construction […]

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‘Water occupation’ of Palestine

AL AHRAM FEB 24 2012 Stuart Littlewood exposes a British-Israel deal to further rob Palestinians of their most precious gift There are few crimes more despicable than stealing your neighbour’s water, and polluting what’s left, then watching him and his children suffer thirst, disease and ruin. Most of us would want nothing to do with […]

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Gaza faces ‘waste crisis’ due to ban on trucks

Related: Deprivation of Basic Needs Cost Lives! Healthcare | Electricity| Water | Communication Maan News Agency | Dec 1, 2011 GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — An environmental researcher warned Wednesday that a waste crisis is worsening in the Gaza Strip, as imports of trucks are being prevented as part of Israel’s siege. Wael Safi said increases […]

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Palestinians in Gaza face humanitarian disaster due to water pollution

15:10, March 24, 2011 Increases the bookmark twitter facebook digg Google Windowslive Delicious buzz friendfeed Linkedin diigo reddit stumbleupon The Palestinians in the Gaza Strip had on Wednesday expressed fear that a humanitarian disaster is pending due to the lack of underground water and the increasing pollution of drinking water, as Israel prevented them from […]

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Islamic action front slams Jordanian-Israeli oil pollution exercise

[ 01/11/2010 – 12:26 PM ]   AMMAN, (PIC)– The Islamic action front in Jordan strongly denounced their government for conducting a maritime pollution cleanup drill with Israelis last month in the Gulf of Aqaba. Senior official of the front Mohamed Al-Zyoud said Monday that any environmental problems or oil leaks could be tackled with […]

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Israel Opens Dam, Floods Gaza | Jan 19, 2010

YouTube – [Press TV News] Update: Israel Opens Dam, Floods Gaza – More Detailed Report – January 19, 2010.

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