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Piecing the injured back together

Eva Bartlett | Inter Press Service 10 August 2009 Following consultation with him and with the specialist in prosthetics and orthotics rehabilitation from the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), many will begin the long road to treatment. “It ...

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And still they run these taxis

Eva Bartlett | Inter Press Service 3 August 2009 “It cost over 1,000 dollars. Before the siege, it would have been 500 to 1000 shekels (roughly 125 to 250 dollars), at most 250 dollars. Anyway, I had to buy it; ...

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Malnutrition begins to bite

Eva Bartlett | Inter Press Service 15 July 2009 “There are some people who buy frozen meat, because it’s much cheaper: 20 shekels (five dollars) per kilo versus 60 shekels for fresh beef.” According to the 45-year-old father of ten, ...

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Finding fish, but Israelis too

Eva Bartlett | Inter Press Service 1 July 2009 At 6am on Jun. 16, Sadallah and his brother Abdel Hadi Sadallah, in their early twenties, went roughly 400 metres out to sea off the coast of Sudaniya in Gaza’s northwest. ...

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Attack on water brings sanitation crisis

Eva Bartlett | Inter Press Service 18 June 2009 While diminishing water resources are a global concern, in Palestine the struggle for water is not against global warming or multinational corporations, but for access to water, and against contamination of ...

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Gaza’s hospitals short of surgeons and supplies

Eva Bartlett | Electronic Intifada 11 June 2009 One of the most densely populated places on earth only has two cardiac surgeons to serve its entire population. According to Dr. Nasser Tatter, head of Shifa hospital’s cardiology unit, that only ...

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Palestinians rebuild with mud

Eva Bartlett | Inter Press Service 7 May 2009 Jihad el-Shaar is pleased with his mud-brick house in the Moraj district of Gaza. The 80-square metre home is a basic one-storey, two-bedroom design, with a small kitchen, bathroom and sitting ...

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Lost in the Buffer Zone

Eva Bartlett | Inter Press Service 6 April 2009 KHAN YOUNIS, Gaza – “They’re always shooting at us. Every day they shoot at us,” says Alaa Samour (19), pulling aside his shirt to show a scar on his shoulder. Samour ...

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Warmth and support

Eva Bartlett | In Gaza 4 April 2009 I met Ramadan and Sabrine Shamali at a Sheyjayee market a couple of days ago. They were going to buy new blankets, mattresses, and other essentials, including clothing, to replace what was ...

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