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Gaza hopes electricity line repair will ease blackouts

Related: Deprivation of Basic Needs Cost Lives! Healthcare | Electricity| Water | Communication Maan News Agency | Dec 4, 2011 GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — The main electricity line supplying Gaza has been repaired after two weeks of partial blackout in the blockaded strip, officials said Sunday. The Israeli Electric Company which controls the sea line […]

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95 per cent of water supply in Gaza unfit for human consumption as Israel blocks repairs

Gaza Solidarity| Mar 22, 2011 Israeli human rights group B’Tseselem draws attention to a UN report on the dire state of the water system in Gaza. Israel refuses to allow the importation of the necessary equipment and machinery to fix Gaza’s water problems. Almost 95 percent of the water pumped in the Gaza Strip is […]

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Israel’s Siege on Gaza: “Blue Baby Syndrome” from Water Contamination

Here’s an excerpt from a United Nations Environmental Report on Gaza Water in 2009, It is now more than one year later and the situation has obviously gotten worse. Also read the B’Tselem Report below the video Restoring Gaza Strip’s underground water supplies a top priority – UNEP press release (14 September 2009): “The area […]

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