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Gaza Strip faces water shortage

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By Peter Beaumont, 13 April, 2014 In a narrow alley in Shuafat refugee camp, in East Jerusalem, slender plastic water pipes snake down the outside of buildings to the ground and to the electric pumps buried at ground level. It is noon and they are warm to touch. A tap by the pump is turned, [...]

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8 of April, 2014 Israeli occupation forces this morning demolished a number of water wells and agriculture infrastructure in Hebron, handed over demolition orders to owners of two residential houses in Bethlehem. Local Palestinian sources said that the Israeli forces invaded the Palestinian neighbourhood of Abulhawa in Hebron. The sources said that the Israeli forces [...]

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Jon Gerberg, 7 of April, 2014 Tens of thousands of Palestinians living in east Jerusalem have been without running water for more than a month, victims of a decrepit and overwhelmed infrastructure and caught in a legal no-man’s land caused by the divisions of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The residents of the Shuafat refugee camp are [...]

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