European Union Policy Towards the WASH Crisis of the Gaza Strip

September 2019

by Camille Abescat

The Gaza Strip is currently facing a drastic water and sanitation crisis which is closely linked with an energy crisis that it also endures. This latter is caused by the Israeli-imposed blockade on the Strip as well as its dependence on both Israel and the Palestinian Authority. This paper aims to advocate for European policies that support Palestinians’ energy independence and sovereignity over their natural resources, beyond short-term and ineffective interventions.

Read the executive summary in English and in French.

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