jeudi 27 avril 2017

Red Cross: Gaza on edge of collapse due to electricity crisis

Croix-Rouge : Gaza est en voie d'effondrement en raison de la crise de l'électricité

Speaking to Aljazeera.net, Daccord called for urgent international efforts to afford electricity
 to the Gaza Strip, where the lack of electricity touched the life of all residents.

Director of the International Red Cross office in Gaza Yves Daccord said on Wednesday that the Gaza Strip on edge of collapse due to severe electricity crisis.

Warning that the Palestinian hospitals in Gaza are to stop offering healthcare services, he said: “Hospitals are to stop serving children, women and men due to the lack of electricity.”

Currently, electricity is only four hours on in the Gaza Strip due to the Israeli, Egyptian and Palestinian Authority, based in the occupied West Bank, siege.

Speaking to Aljazeera.net, Daccord called for urgent international efforts to afford electricity to the Gaza Strip, where the lack of electricity touched the life of all residents.

He warned the sewage and drinking and running water plants are directly affected by the severe lack of electricity in Gaza.

Daccord refused to blame any party for the electricity crisis in Gaza, however, he should blame the Israeli occupation as it is the occupying power which controls the Gaza Strip, but he called for the Palestinian authority to find a solution for it.

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