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2013

Sewage floods neighborhoods in Gaza City Sewage floods neighborhoods in Gaza City
November 21, 2013. Power plant remains shut down due to fuel shortage and raw sewage floods residential neighborhoods in the Strip • Gaza drivers use cooking gas instead of costly fuel • Rafah Crossing opens, closes and then opens again. Read More »

This week: No cake in Gaza This week: No cake in Gaza
November 14, 2013. It has been almost two weeks since Gaza’s only power station stopped working. The power shortage is affecting bakeries and the quality of sewage treatment. There has been a sharp rise in the price of construction materials. Read More »

You won’t stop tunnels this way You won’t stop tunnels this way
October 27, 2013. Gisha Executive Director Sari Bashi wrote an op-ed for Haaretz about the discovery of the tunnel from Gaza to Ein Hashlosha and whether or not stopping the entry of building materials into Gaza will actually prevent other tunnels from being dug. Read More »

Rafah Crossing was opened yesterday
October 9, 2013. Rafah Crossing was opened yesterday after being closed for 3 days and will remain open through early next week, with the exception of Friday. Small quantities of cement were transferred through the tunnels to Gaza. Read More »

Rafah closure: Celebrate Id al-Fitr or go back to Sweden? Rafah closure: Celebrate Id al-Fitr or go back to Sweden?
On July 5, travel via  the Rafah border crossing began to be restricted. As a result of Israeli imposed access restrictions, Rafah is Gaza’s main connection to the outside world. Restrictions thwarted the travel plans of more than 10,000 individuals in the Gaza Strip . We interviewed a few of them. Read More »

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