16 January 2009 - Shortage of clean water puts Gazan children at additional risk

Tape#: JN 8115
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© UNICEF/2009/El Baba

Boys fill containers with water from a public tap in the Khan Younis area of the Gaza Strip, where water and sanitation services are collapsing amidst conflict.

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Production date: 14 January 2009

Duration: 1:42

Keywords: UNICEF, children, Gaza, water, sanitation

Main shooting locations: Al Shatee Camp, Gaza

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An estimated half-million Gazans are now without running water. Another 500,000 people are reported to have intermittent access to safe water. Food and electricity are also in short supply. Bombing and shelling, which has already killed more than 1,000 people, including more than 320 children, continues.


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