Israel Opened the Gates to Two Dams. Now Gaza is Sinking

The residents of Gaza and the occupied territories are at the mercy of a merciless government.

rana "palestinian child"

My name is Rana. I have lived in the city of Khan Yunis in the Gaza Strip all twenty-one years of my life. What is happening in Gaza is not fiction but a bitter reality, which we lack the means to defend ourselves against. In the last few days, an unusually powerful storm has flooded many areas, displacing hundreds of residents from their homes. Children are without shelter from the cold and rain. Entire neighborhoods are sinking.

My family and I spent four days in darkness in below freezing weather: no electricity, no water, and no heat. I was so cold, I couldn‘t leave my bed and the small comfort it and my blankets provided. The cold felt like it penetrated my bones. Yet, I am lucky. I witnessed many people as they became homeless, their children desperate for food and warmth.

Friends called to tell me about the flooding…

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3 Responses to Israel Opened the Gates to Two Dams. Now Gaza is Sinking

  1. Pingback: Israel Opened the Gates to Two Dams. Now Gaza is Sinking | Research Material

  2. lumar1298 says:

    So sad… We’re hearing things like this on a daily basis…


  3. Danielle H says:

    Can any Democratic government get away with this? Is it a new precedent from Isreal?
    The “open prison model” experiment for other places, perhaps?
    Boycott murderers!


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