Mapping Gaza: Schools, hospitals, refugee camps and more ...

2021-5-21 · Mapping Gaza: Schools, hospitals, refugee camps and more. Al Jazeera takes you on a tour of key locations across the densely populated Gaza Strip. Israel and …

Life slowly resumes in ravaged Gaza Strip

2021-5-22 · GAZA CITY: Cafes reopened, fishermen set out to sea and shopkeepers dusted off shelves Saturday as Gazans slowly resumed their daily lives after a deadly 11-day conflict between Hamas and Israel.Aid trickled into the Gaza Strip, the blockaded enclave controlled by Hamas, as the focus turned to rebuilding the devastated territory a day after a ceasefire took...

Environmental concerns for construction growth in Gaza Strip

2000-4-1 · The coastal region, Gaza Strip, is a semi-arid coastal land of roughly 240 km of arable land along the eastern Mediterranean Sea. The total area is about 365 km 2 has an average maximum length of 45 km between the boundary near Beit Hanoun in the north, and Rafah on the Palestinian–Egyptian border in the south.

Land and Settlement Issues

2021-1-30 · Israel withdrew from the Gaza Strip on 12 September 2005, but continues to build many Jewish settlements in the other territories, actions deemed illegal by virtually all other states. The Oslo Accords (1993) and the Road Map (2003) have failed to reach a land agreement between the parties or to bring Israeli withdrawal.

MIFTAH

2021-7-24 · The West Bank, including east Jerusalem, covers an area of 5,854 km², while Gaza strip covers an area of 365 km² According to Israeli data there are 141 settlements in the West Bank and Gaza. However, satellite images show 282 Jewish built-up areas in the West Bank including east Jerusalem and 26 in Gaza. This is excluding military sites.

Position paper on EU policy for the Gaza Strip

The extreme degradation of the economic and social situation in the Gaza Strip is the result of a systematic Israeli policy. The European Union, together with the United Nations, has formally taken position against the Blockade. The EU''s position on the blockade is unequivocal: the EU calls for the immediate, sustained, and unconditional ...

MOFA: Gaza Strip

1999-3-24 · Khan Yunis is the second largest city in Gaza Strip, which occupies 30% of the land of Gaza with a population of 200,000 residents. There are no sewage pipelines or wastewater treatment plant in this area, and all wastewater is currently discharged and left to be percolated into the aquifers nearby.

The Gaza Crisis — Global Issues

2009-2-1 · The Israeli offensive on Hamas in the Gaza Strip on 27th December, 2008 ended on January 17, 2009 when both Hamas and Israel announced separate ceasefires, which have turned out to be quite fragile (attacks started the day after, for example). …

The Israeli Withdrawals from Southern Lebanon and the …

Southern Lebanon and the Gaza Strip: A Comparative Analysis Rob Geist Pinfold In 2002, Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon rejected public pressure to withdraw from the Gaza Strip, declaring that "the fate of Netzarim [a settlement in the Gaza Strip] is the same as Tel Aviv," i.e., leaving Gaza would

WEST BANK AND GAZA STRIP

2021-2-8 · Gaza Strip. Inhabitants of the Gaza Strip are increasingly reliant on outside aid for survival. Palestinian goods have consistently been unable to move outside of Gaza, businesses have shut and moved elsewhere and exports are a fraction of the 2005 level. In addition, the number of checkpoints

Joint Urgent Appeal to the United Nations Special ...

2020-11-10 · 1 Joint Urgent Appeal to the United Nations Special Procedures on the escalating water and sanitation crisis in the Gaza Strip, occupied Palestinian territory

Restoration and reconstruction of Gaza-Palestine

2021-5-21 · A ceasefire came into force in the Gaza Strip in the early hours of Friday morning (21 May 2021) after Egypt brokered an agreement between Israel and Hamas to halt 11 days of the conflict. Israel''s 11 days of barbaric attacks have killed over 250 Palestinians have been killed and thousands injured. One-third are women […]

CNN

2004-2-2 · Settler leaders told CNN there are 17 formally established settlements and four informal ones in Gaza, and they put the population closer to 8,000. The opposition Labor Party was also skeptical of ...

IOF Airstrikes Severely Damage Gaza''s Electricity ...

2021-5-15 · Ref: 60/2021 Date: 14 May 2021 Time: 19:30 GMT As the Israeli military offensive on the Gaza Strip continues, the Gaza Strip''s Electricity Distribution Company announced that the whole Strip will lack electricity as the only power plant is about to shut down due to the closure of Kerm Abu Salem and running out of its available fuel necessary for its operation.

West Bank and Gaza Strip

2021-3-29 · The West Bank and Gaza Strip remain strangulated by an inability to freely cross borders to potential markets and also to move within the West Bank. Development remains limited due to Israel''s permit and closure system, regulating movements of people and goods, the establishment of settlements, as well as road construction and control of water ...

Environmental Assessment of the Areas Disengaged by …

2018-8-3 · DISENGAGED BY ISRAEL IN THE GAZA STRIP The disengagement from Israeli settlements in the Gaza Strip during the second part of the year 2005 was a historical event, and this en-vironmental assessment by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) that followed was likewise a unique intervention. The basis for UNEP''s environmental cooperation

United Nations A General Assembly

United Nations A/C.2/73/L.37 General Assembly Distr.: Limited 25 October 2018 ... that remains in the Gaza Strip as a result of the conflict in July and August 2014, and ... investigate the implications of the Israeli settlements on the civil, political, economic,

Gaza Strip on Verge of Real Collapse Due to Coronavirus ...

2020-8-27 · Gaza Strip on Verge of Real Collapse Due to Coronavirus Outbreak and Ongoing Israeli Closure. Ref:81/2020. Date: 27 August 2020. Time: 10:00 GMT The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR) warns of the collapse of humanitarian conditions in the Gaza Strip due to the closure imposed by the Israeli authorities on the Gaza Strip …

United Nations Development Programme

2019-12-1 · Gaza Strip, and expected to be a development for the southern pans of the Gaza Strip according to the Palestinian Regional Plan for the Gaza Strip. It has at present administrative area of about 52 km2 with a total lation ofapproximately 175,000. Source: The and Mobility 2002 - 2002: UNSCO UNSCO s the Of the polic to the and lightened it fairly bc

CNN

2004-2-2 · Gaza is already separated from Israel by a fence, but Israeli troops remain in the area to guard Jewish settlements. Removing the settlements would mean no Israelis would be …

Gaza Strip

Gaza Strip. Located along the southeastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea, the Gaza Strip is a rectangular territory covering 140 square miles (363 square kilometers) of land between Israel and Egypt. The strip is about 25 miles (40 kilometers) long and 4 to 5 miles (6 to 8 kilometers) wide and is one of the world''s most densely populated ...

Water Crisis | B''Tselem

2017-11-11 · The Gaza Strip. Israel has been holding the Gaza Strip under blockade for more than a decade, since June 2007. It does not allow any materials in that it considers "dual purpose", i.e., that can be used for either civilian or military purposes. This includes construction materials, such as cement and iron, and other raw materials.

Gaza Strip | Encyclopedia

2018-5-18 · GAZA STRIP. GAZA STRIP (Heb. רְצוּעַת עַזָּה; Ar. ﱠ ﻏَ عﺎُﻄةَﺰﻗ), an area located on the coastal plain between Israel and Egypt, covering. around 140 sq. miles (362 sq. km.), and between 3 and 4.5 miles (5–7 km.) wide and 28 miles (45 km.) long. The Gaza Strip is not a separate geographical unit, but rather a political one that emerged after the Arab-Israeli ...

Two-state solution fundamental to resolving Palestinian ...

2019-3-27 · In the meantime, the conflict and confrontation in the Gaza Strip is escalating, and the construction of settlements in the West Bank has continued, said the Chinese envoy, adding that the incendiary rhetoric and violent acts of the parties concerned have been frequent. "The development of the situation is extremely worrying," he said.

Geography of Palestine

2020-9-1 · The Gaza Strip is a coastal area, with beaches and sand dunes (up to 40 metres high); inland, parallel to the coast, a strip of fertile land makes way for a sandstone mountain ridge. About halfway, the Gaza Strip is intersected by the Wadi Ghazza (Gaza River), which is only replenished with water during the rainy season in the winter (running ...

Position paper on EU policy for the Gaza Strip

The extreme degradation of the economic and social situation in the Gaza Strip is the result of a systematic Israeli policy. The European Union, together with the United Nations, has formally taken position against the Blockade. The EU''s position on the …

Assessment of Solid Waste Dumpsites in Gaza Strip

Gaza Strip is a coastal area that is located at the southwestern of Palestine and eastern part of the Mediterranean Sea. Its length from south to north is about 45 km, and from west to

United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian ...

2021-7-28 · UNDP completed the field damage assessment of 644 totally destroyed, 267 severely damaged, and 11,639 partially damaged housing units of non-refugee families throughout the Gaza Strip. UNDP provided 44 families with TSCA and 60 will receive it in the coming days, out of the 500 eligible families UNDP plan to provide with TSCA and reintegration ...

IOF Tightens Gaza Strip Closure, Fuel Entry Suspended and ...

2020-8-13 · IOF Tightens Gaza Strip Closure, Fuel Entry Suspended and Fishing Area Reduced Ref: 72/2020 Date: 13 August 2020. Time: 10:10 GMT . On Wednesday, 12 August 2020, Israeli authorities announced new restrictions on the movement of goods entering the Gaza Strip and reduced the fishing area, in alleged response to the launch of incendiary balloons towards Israeli settlements adjacent to the Gaza ...

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