The Gaza Strip , home to two million Palestinians, is frequently on the news. Gaza was part of historic Palestine before the state of Israel was created in in a violent process of ethnic cleansing, expelling hundreds of thousands of Palestinians from their homes. It was captured by Egypt during the Arab-Israeli War and remained under Egyptian control until , when Israel seized the remaining Palestinian territories in a war with the neighbouring Arab countries. Gaza is but one of the focal points in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. A range of Israeli restrictions have since been created that further compartmentalise the Palestinian territories.
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Dr Fathi Abuwarda, adviser to the minister of health, told Al Jazeera the recent spike in infections could soon become uncontrollable, with hundreds of people contracting the virus each day and nowhere to treat them. A lack of coronavirus testing kits and personal protective equipment PPE is also complicating the fight, as Israel continues to impose restrictions on medical supplies reaching Gaza. On August 24, only four Palestinians were reported to have been infected with the virus in the Gaza Strip. The number of critical cases stands at The Gaza Strip is home to more than 2. The Gaza Strip — a km-long mile coastal area home to more than 2. The influx of coronavirus patients into regular hospitals also threatens those with other illnesses.
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Shortage of electricity in Gaza Strip is impacting not only daily lives of the people living here, including refugees, but also causing high level of stress phycially and mentally. The novel solar energy pilot plant is expected to help understand how a new technology solution can help improve overall well-being, claim the researchers. Photo Credit: Abed Rahim Khatib. A new research integrating concentrated multi-junction solar cells with Organic Rankine Cycle ORC is underway to enable clean energy access for people living in the Gaza Strip. Through this research, the team aims to exploit low temperature waste heat from cooling the concentrated PV cells to produce electricity which under the pilot will provide electricity for 30 households.
The Gaza Strip is one of the most densely populated areas in the world, where 1. Overcrowding in Gaza is a serious problem, and there is no personal space for individuals. Young married couples can hardly enjoy their privacy either.