Drip by drip: UNRWA water supply meets only 4% of the sector’s needs

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GAZA – On Friday, UNRWA revealed that the drinking water entering Gaza through the Rafah crossing, distributed by the agency to displaced individuals, only meets 4 percent of the sector’s needs, Al-Mamlaka TV reported.اضافة اعلان

 An UNRWA spokesperson emphasized that the international response to the humanitarian crisis in the sector falls far short of expectations, but there are signs of a belated shift in the international community’s tone.

According to the agency’s report, UNRWA continues to operate wells in Khan Yunis and Rafah to provide potable water for drinking and household use. Water truck transport to shelters in Rafah and Khan Yunis is ongoing.

The report by UNRWA highlighted that the provided water is insufficient to meet personal consumption needs according to WHO standards. It further noted that supplying water through desalination plants or truck transport requires fuel, which has significantly decreased.

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