Updates

Water officials in Gaza: 40% of the population with no access to running water Water officials in Gaza: 40% of the population with no access to running water
August 20, 2014. Sixty percent of the population has access to running water only every 3-4 days. The cost of damage to water infrastructure estimated at $33 million. (Read More)

Initial assessments: 360 factories damaged during Operation Protective Edge Initial assessments: 360 factories damaged during Operation Protective Edge
August 18, 2014. The Palestinian Federation of Industries in Gaza estimates that approximately 360 factories and workshops were damaged during Operation Protective Edge. The head of the Palestinian Contractors’ Union estimates that Gaza needs 3.5 million tons of construction materials to rebuild. (Read More)

Infrastructure damaged again during hostilities Infrastructure damaged again during hostilities
August 10, 2014. Kerem Shalom closed early due to rocket fire in the area. Some power lines have been repaired while others remain down. A main water line from Israel is damaged. (Read More)

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In Focus

The Gaza Cheat Sheet – Real Data on the Gaza Closure
August, 2014. In this information sheet you will find concise answers to questions such as: What is the economic situation in... (Read More)

Gaza Strip Map Gaza Strip Map
September 2013. A new and detailed map of the Gaza Strip. Source:... (Read More)

A position paper with infographics by Gisha: The maximum possible
August 5, 2013. Renewed peace talks must address the Gaza Strip’s 1.7 million residents. Promoting access will facilitate normal life and... (Read More)

Gisha in Action

She wanted to stay a little longer with her father and got stranded in Gaza.
May 28, 2014. When Sara (not her real name) decided to spend more time with her father in the Gaza Strip,... (Read More)

Military changes procedure in order to justify its refusal to allow a British student to enter the Gaza Strip
February 25, 2014. A British student requested to travel to Gaza in order to complete his research. Since the existing procedure... (Read More)

The unbearable lightness of imposing a security block
February 12, 2014. When a Palestinian from Gaza is branded with a security block or preclusion, he or she is not... (Read More)

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