Fifteen years after Israel tightened the closure, three young residents of Gaza describe what life is like for a generation that grew up in its shadow
Electricity and Infrastructure
A year after Israel’s military offensive in May 2021, Gaza residents continue to grapple with the damage left in its wake
Movement continues to be highly restricted. Minor easings at the commercial crossing fall short of meeting needs and exclude construction materials.
Since the last escalation in hostilities, which began on May 10, and more than a month after the ceasefire, Israel has continued to enforce a series of measures restricting access and movement to and from Gaza.
May 20, 2021. Israel must immediately repair the damaged grid in its own territory, allow the immediate transit of all necessary supplies for repairs in the Strip, and refrain from causing further harm to Gaza residents.