Updates

Electricity outages lead to bread shortages Electricity outages lead to bread shortages
July 31, 2014. Most areas of the Gaza Strip are without electricity. As a result, food can’t be stored for long periods and bakeries aren’t open. The price of vegetables has also spiked. (Read More)

“The majority of Gaza’s residents are dependent on aid all the time, not just during hostilities” “The majority of Gaza’s residents are dependent on aid all the time, not just during hostilities”
July 28, 2014. In an article published in the Washington Institute’s Fikra Forum, deputy director of Gisha, Tania Hary, cautions against the fixation on humanitarian aid. Haaretz published an op-ed by Gisha’s executive director on the call to stop the supply of electricity and water to the Gaza Strip. Politico publishes an op-ed by Gisha co-founder and former executive director, Sari Bashi. (Read More)

“First of all, there’s going to have to be a massive restoration operation” “First of all, there’s going to have to be a massive restoration operation”
July 27, 2014. Gisha’s executive director was interviewed by Globes about the humanitarian situation in Gaza. Gisha’s research director in TheMarker said: “Gaza’s infrastructure is collapsing, and it looks like the beginning of a humanitarian crisis”. (Read More)

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In Focus

The Gaza Cheat Sheet – Real Data on the Gaza Closure
July, 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)

New 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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