Updates

More than a million people do not have adequate access to water More than a million people do not have adequate access to water
July 28, 2014. Some repairs were done within Gaza to damaged water, sewage and electricity infrastructure. Initial estimates are that the value of the damage to water and sewage infrastructure currently stand at around $10 million. There are concerns that sewage is mixing with water sources. (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)

Gaza’s power plant renews operations, despite lack of guarantees about safety Gaza’s power plant renews operations, despite lack of guarantees about safety
July 20-24, 2014. Yesterday and the day before, Gaza’s power plant was reportedly damaged by Israeli airstrikes. At night, the plant gradually began operating two turbines which had not been damaged. (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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