Tagged: blockade

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Oxfam today warned that the Gazan economy, which has been almost completely destroyed by three years of isolation, will continue to unravel unless the blockade is completely and immediately lifted.

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A young man buys a generator that would allow him to suplly electricity to his house. Daily power cuts in Gaza are forcing Palestinians to resort to cheap generators to somehow go on with their daily lives. Credit: Karl Schembri/Oxfam

Oxfam condemns Monday’s attack on the aid flotilla that resulted in the killing of a number of passengers and it links the tragedy to the failure of Israel and the international community to lift the three year blockade on the Gaza Strip.

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As donors are set to meet at a key conference hosted by Egypt in Sharm Al-Sheikh tomorrow to raise funds to help rebuild the Gaza Strip, international agency Oxfam International warned that unless key goods are allowed in and Israel ends its blockade reconstructing Gaza will not happen.

Oxfam water distribution in Gaza. Photo: Oxfam

In Gaza, over 80 percent of the population depend on humanitarian aid. Oxfam supports partner organizations in both the Occupied Palestinian Territories and in Israel, promoting a just and sustainable peace between Israelis and Palestinians.

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