Gaza Rapid Damage and Needs Assessment, June 2021 - World Bank
Gaza is one of the most densely populated areas in the world, with around 2.1 million individuals living in a total area of 365 square kilometers. For nearly 15 years, the movement of people and goods into and out of Gaza has been under restrictions imposed by the Government of Israel (GoI) due to security concerns.
In Gaza, the transformation of fisheries can bring jobs and improve ...
Gaza’s fishing community is among the poorest, with unique challenges. We found some challenges that are unique to Gaza, where the unemployment rate was 45 percent in 2019. Some fishermen told us that, more and more, they are finding raw and untreated sewage in their nets. Another issue is the limited power supply and frequent blackouts.
The importance of measuring mental health in trauma-exposed populations ...
A Palestinian adolescent turning 14 years old this year will have lived through a period of Gaza’s history that has seen the loss of hundreds of lives and livelihoods, as well as the physical destruction of neighborhoods and infrastructure. After living through four wars — the most recent in May 2021 — a 14-year-old will have been exposed to such a high level of violence that is likely to have long lasting and traumatizing effects.
West Bank and Gaza Environment Priorities Note (P169628) - World Bank
West Bank and Gaza and the fact that resources for both mitigation and adaptation measures continue to be scarce and face many competing demands. The Palestinian Authority has actively engaged in a process of climate change strategic planning and has made national commitments to reduce emissions and undertake adaptation measures.
Securing sustainable livelihoods for waste pickers - World Bank Blogs
With a high unemployment rate in Gaza (53.7 percent), and every second person in Gaza living below the poverty line, residents of the Gaza Strip also face greater technical, environmental, social, institutional and financial challenges, due in large part to restricted access to goods and services.
Water in Circular Economy and Resilience (WICER) - World Bank
case focuses on the experience of North Gaza. Context. Gaza is among the most water-stressed places in the . world. Its main source of water is groundwater from the Coastal Aquifer, which is replenished by rainfall. Over the past five years, however, the average annual rainfall in Gaza has decreased by 20 to 30 percent, while