In June 2006, following the capture of Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit by Hamas, the Israeli military bombed Gaza’s only power plant, destroying its six transformers. It took five months for the plant to resume partial production, and today the power plant still can’t function at full capacity.
Access to clean and safe water is a basic human right, but it is a right denied to Palestinians in Gaza under Israel’s occupation and blockade. Gaza has long faced a water crisis.
Overexploitation of the Coastal Aquifer on which Gaza relies—combined with contamination from chemicals, wastewater, and other pollutants—has created a situation in which 96 percent of Gaza’s water supply isn’t it for human consumption...
Join our summer engagement effort to raise awareness about the Gaza blockade. Help us conduct audience research surveys to assess what people know about the situation in Gaza and share information from our Gaza Unlocked Campaign.
This will be our third summer conducting surveys and working to educate people about what is happening in Gaza. Past experience has allowed us to collect learning that may be helpful to you if you are interested in survey outreach.