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News Update - September 2012

In densely populated Gaza, nearly a third of households are not connected to a sewage network. To cope with raw sewage, open sewage ponds or pools can be found, often in close vicinity of neighbourhoods. As Gaza slowly turns into an urban zone with few safe playgrounds, children are attracted like magnets by what looks like open spaces offering greenery and a rich birdlife...>> Read More

Monthly Update - May 2012

Every year, an estimated 1,600 babies die in the first four weeks of their life in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt). More than half die in their first week. Most of these newborns deaths could be prevented if mothers and newborns’s health was systematically checked, and if young mothers received advice on how to best care for their children. This is why UNICEF developed a strategy that...>> Read More



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