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Incursion of Israeli bulldozers into the Strip destroys crops

October 18, 2020. In the morning hours of Tuesday, October 13, Israeli tanks and bulldozers entered Gaza, reaching up to 300 meters into the Strip. The incursion took place in the Khan Yunis...

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Gaza unemployment rate in the second quarter of 2020: 49.1%

September 21, 2020. According to figures (Arabic) by the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics, the unemployment rate in Gaza increased by 3.6% in the second quarter of 2020 compared to the...

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Gaza Up Close

High unemployment; long blackouts, severe shortages of clean water, limited economic opportunities; a very young, educated population with immense potential, and a closure that undermines their...

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In the face of potential COVID-19 outbreak in the Gaza Strip, Israel is obliged to take measures to save lives, permitting the entry of medical equipment and supplies, to meet patients’ needs

With over 250 identified COVID-19 Palestinian patients in the West Bank and potentially dozens in the Gaza Strip we, the undersigned organizations, express grave concern in the face of a potential...

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Factsheet / Kerem Shalom Crossing (March 2020)

Measures to slow the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic have ushered in an age of uncertainty around the world, taking a heavy toll on national and global economies. In the case of the occupied...

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Increase in Gaza’s unemployment rate in 2019

March 5, 2020. Figures released by the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS) show a 2.4% drop in the unemployment in the Gaza Strip in Q4 of 2019 compared to Q3, however Gaza’s unemployment...

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Israel closes Gaza’s crossings, bans access to sea

February 25, 2020. The Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories (COGAT) announced yesterday evening (February 24) that Gaza’s crossings with Israel, Erez and Kerem Shalom, are closed...

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Gaza Strip: Mapping Movement and Access (January 2020)

January 9, 2020. What is known today as the Gaza Strip, originally a region in Mandatory Palestine, was created through the armistice agreements between Israel and Egypt in 1949. From that time until...

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Israel reduces Gaza’s fishing zone as punitive measure

December 19, 2019. The Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories (COGAT) announced this morning that the fishing zone enforced by Israel off Gaza’s coast would again be reduced from 15...

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