Real Lives

Human interest stories



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Human interest stories from across the West Bank and Gaza, including background information on UNICEF's interventions.

Gaza dreams: top marks and bananas
GAZA, 29 November 2007 - Najwah Al Smairi, one of the brightest in her class, goes to school just metres from Gaza’s heavily guarded perimeter but failure, not violence, is the fear she talks about most.

Wasting the environment
UM Al NASSER, GAZA, 29 October 2007 – When the walls of a sewage pond burst above a Gazan village, Monther Shoblak, who runs the sewerage system, raced to the scene knowing what he would find.



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