Gaza Water Scarcity Crisis Reaches New Heights

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Article courtesy of Isra Saleh el-Namey | May 10th, 2016 | The Electronic Intifada | Shared as educational material.

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Gaza has been experiencing rather serious water crises as of late, mainly due to numerous power cuts. And as summer is approaching, the Gaza water scarcity crisis threatens to get worse due to successive Isreali military assaults–part of a long-lasting clash. Experts describe the situation in Gaza as catastrophic since water resources in the region have arrived at alarming levels of pollution. In addition, the underground aquifers of Gaza continue to increase in salinity. Read more about the issue here: https://electronicintifada.net/content/water-pollution-reaches-catastrophic-levels-gaza/16616.

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