Tag Archives: shortages

Ethnic cleansing by Deprivation: Bedouins forced out of Jordan Valley by water shortages after Israel drains water springs

“Settling” constitutes a warcime according to international law and ICC statute. Even under US’ own military legislations’ Law resources below this article Maan News  Agency | June 10, 2013   TUBAS (Ma’an) — Bedouin families are being forced out of the Jordan Valley by water shortages after Israeli authorities drained water springs in the area, […]

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Sit-in staged at Rafah terminal asking Egypt to end Gaza fuel, power crisis

[ PIC 17/03/2012 – 04:26 PM ] RAFAH, (PIC)– Palestinian citizens and notables staged a sit-in at the Rafah border crossing between Egypt and Gaza on Saturday demanding an end to the fuel and power crisis. The participants hoisted placards asking Egypt to expedite sending fuel supplies, criticizing Cairo for delaying sending fuel shipments despite […]

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Arab League calls for an immediate end to the siege on Gaza

[ PIC 02/03/2012 – 02:59 PM ] CAIRO , (PIC)– The Arab League general secretariat on Thursday called for an immediate end of the siege imposed on the Gaza Strip for the past six years and called for the reopening of the border crossing. This was in a report by the AL Secretary General, Nabil […]

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Gaza’s energy crisis close to tipping point

IRIN FEBR 20 2012 Photo: Erica Silverman/IRIN Patients receiving kidney dialysis at Shifa Hospital could be affected by the power outages GAZA CITY, 20 February 2012 (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 […]

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Gaza PM to press Egypt over electricity crisis

Maan News Agency Published yesterday (updated) 18/02/2012 20:32 GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — The prime minister in the Gaza Strip will visit Egypt next week to press for a resolution to Gaza’s electricity crisis, his adviser said Saturday, as students in the coastal strip said blackouts were ruining their education. Yousef Rizqa told Hamas-affiliated news site […]

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Medical Staff in Gaza protest over shortages

Thursday, 29 September 2011 17:45| MEMO Medical Trade Union has organised a sit-in outside the Dr Abdel-Aziz Al-Rantisi children’s hospital to protest over severe shortages in medical supplies. EXCLUSIVE PICTURES The Medical Trade Union has organised a sit-in outside the Dr Abdel-Aziz Al-Rantisi children’s hospital to protest over severe shortages in medical supplies; in over […]

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Children back to school in Gaza amid shortages

PressTV  | Mon Sep 5, 2011 |Ahraf Shannon, Press TV, Gaza The School year has begun in the Gaza Strip and children returned to their classrooms in the coastal enclave which has been gripped by years of the Israeli blockade. According to UNICEF, more than 80% of public schools and UNRWA schools work double shifts […]

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Gaza: Fadi Hamada and Dr Ayman Al-Sahbani call for international help – video 4

Gaza Under Attack- in pictures | Part 1 | Part 2 | Aug 25, 2011 In the last six days, Gaza has been under sustained Israeli attack. Despite an informal ceasefire being declared on Monday, Israel killed a Gazan man on Wednesday morning, resulting in retaliatory rocket attacks. In the following 36 hours, another 10 […]

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Gaza: Dr Ayman Al-Sahbani re medical supplies – video 1

Gaza Under Attack- in pictures | Part 1 | Part 2 | Aug 25, 2011 Gaza already faced a crisis situation regarding medications and medical supplies, but the last week of Israeli military assaults have left the Al Shifa hospital facing critical shortages, as Director of Emergency DEpartment Dr Ayman Al-Sahbani explains. Special Topic: GAZA […]

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What it means to heal when there’s nothing to heal with ~ by @samikishawi

By Sami Kishawi | July 19, 2011 | The Palestine Entries: Entry #30 The current healthcare system in the Gaza Strip is notorious for its limitations in resources and space, a direct consequence of a siege that prohibits most medicines and equipment from reaching hospitals and health clinics throughout the territory. It isn’t entirely evident […]

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Gaza’s hospital stock running on near empty

Mohammed Omer Last Modified: 12 Jun 2011 11:52 | Al Jazeera English Hospitals in Gaza are facing a crisis due to shortages of medical supplies [GALLO/GETTY] Human rights groups in Gaza are urgently requesting that international aid groups and donor groups to intervene and deliver urgent medical aid to Palestinian hospitals in Gaza. Palestinian officials say […]

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Gaza government warns merchants against price hikes

[ 30/01/2011 – 05:37 PM ]   GAZA, (PIC)– The Palestinian government of Ismail Haneyya in Gaza Strip on Sunday assured citizens of the availability of all food and fuel supplies in the wake of the unrest in neighboring Egypt. A statement for the government media office said that all kinds of foodstuff and fuel […]

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Gaza’s dilemma: buildings or bread

Late last June, residents of Gaza received some long overdue good news. Israel declared a change in the closure policy: it promised to expand the operation of the active border crossings, open additional border crossings “if there is a need to further increase the capacity of the border crossings” and to allow the transfer of […]

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The Challenge of Feeding a Family in Gaza

NOTE: This is a guest blog post from Rania Elhilou, Communications Officer at ANERA – Gaza City. December, 2010: Randa Al-Jarousha has seven children. Her husband is jobless. He used to work in construction but he got sick and lost his job. Even if he gets better, his chances of finding another construction job are […]

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