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#GazaCrisis | Fuel Crisis in Gaza: Cutting Off Life

Palestinian school children do their homework on candle light during a power cut in Gaza City on 27 March 2012. (Photo: AFP – Mohammed Abed) By: Ruqaya Izzidien | Al Akhbar | June 14, 2012 The lack of fuel is destroying local industries and making living conditions harder to bear. The hum of the domestic […]

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Dozens of Gaza homes at risk of flooding

MAAN NEWS AGENCY MARCH 4 2012 GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — Civil defense crews in the Gaza Strip said Sunday that dozens of homes in the Gaza Valley area are at risk of flooding due to heavy rainfall. Yusuf al-Zahar, director general of the Civil Defense, told Ma’an that water levels have reached nearly two meters […]

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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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Haneyya in Egypt to discuss power crisis

[PIC 20/02/2012 – 10:41 AM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Palestinian premier Ismail Haneyya leaves for Egypt later on Monday on a few days visit to discuss Gaza’s power crisis with Egyptian officials. Dr. Yousef Rizka, the political advisor to Haneyya, told Safa news agency that Haneyya would cross the Rafah border terminal on a visit to […]

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A Disaster in Gaza – Photography

No Fuel A Palestinian man waits at a closed gas station in Rafah, in the southern Gaza Strip, on February 16, 2012, gas stations in the Gaza are running out of fuel due to the crisis in Egypt and an Israel blockade. UPI/Ismael Mohamad A Palestinian man waits at a closed gas station in Rafah, […]

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ALERT ▶ Gaza municipality says electricity crisis stopped water pumping

Related: Deprivation of Basic Needs Cost Lives! Healthcare | Electricity | Water | Communication Maan News Agency | Febr 12, 2012 GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — Gaza City’s municipal council asked residents on Sunday to move their water tanks to ground level as the electricity crisis hampered pumping water any higher. Electricity interruptions as Gaza’s sole […]

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Gaza power station to stop functioning in two days

Related: Deprivation of Basic Needs Cost Lives! Healthcare | Electricity | Water | Communication [ PIC 11/02/2012 – 01:22 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Gaza power station’s management has warned that the coastal enclave would plunge into darkness within the next two days if fuel was not supplied to operate it. Kanaan Obaid, the director of […]

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Power blackout in Gaza ‘imminent’

Related: Deprivation of Basic Needs Cost Lives! Healthcare | Electricity | Water | Communication Maan News Agency | Febr 12, 2012 GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — The Gaza Energy Authority said Saturday that the sole remaining power plant in the Gaza Strip would run out of fuel by the evening, causing a wide-scale blackout. Energy official […]

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Sawasia warns of disasters in Gaza due to electricity failure – ISRAEL ENDANGERS 1.8 MILLION LIVES

Related: Deprivation of Basic Needs Cost Lives! Healthcare | Electricity | Water | Communication [ 09/02/2012 – 09:32 AM ] GAZA, (PIC)– The Sawasia center for human rights has warned of health and environment disasters in the Gaza Strip due to the electricity crisis. It urged all parties concerned, in a press release on Wednesday, […]

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New Israeli pumps aimed at stealing Silwan water supply

Related to Special Topic: Silwan no Legend… Yet [ 26/09/2011 – 06:14 PM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– A group in Jerusalem has accused the Israeli occupation authorities of using large pumps to steal the water supply from the historic Ayyoub well in East Jerusalem’s Arab Silwan district. Located 450 meters south of Al-Aqsa Mosque, the […]

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Medics: 1 injured, 2 missing as Egypt pumps sewage in Gaza tunnel

REFUSING TO DIE IN SILENCE – Video Maan News Agency | Sept 26, 2011 GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — One Palestinian man was injured on Sunday and two others were reported missing after Egyptian authorities pumped sewage inside a Rafah smuggling tunnel running underneath the border with the Gaza Strip, medics said. Palestinian medical sources told […]

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