Meet the humanitarian needs of the winter storm in the most affected areas of the Gaza Strip
This project was prepared in response to the emergency conditions resulting from the severe winter storm, which led to floods in the low areas and adjacent to the pumps and ponds. These floods caused severe damage to the homes of citizens and their migration, which has a negative impact on the health of citizens of submerged homes Where they spread some diseases such as pneumonia, flu and cough, as well as widespread diarrhea among children under 5 years.
One of the most affected areas was the tunnel road in Gaza governorate and the Gemayzeh al-Sabil area in Rafah. The Palestinian Friends of the Environment team assessed the needs of the citizens in the mentioned areas by filling out questionnaires and focusing focussed with men and women to identify their basic needs and set priorities. Their needs were focused on the need to rehabilitate and rehabilitate their homes to become livable, as well as providing them with cleaning tools, sanitary materials and cleaning materials, as well as the need for drinking water tanks, as well as the need to clean and disinfect their homes. Making it a suitable environment for disease and infection
The project aims to intervene urgently in order to restore proper health conditions and improve hygiene and water in the areas most affected by the cyclone (Alexa) in the Gaza Strip.
The tunnel road in Gaza governorate and the Gemayzeh al-Sabil area in Rafah governorate
. 1200 families supported the hygiene and water needs in the targeted areas in Al-Nafq Street and Gemayzeh Al-Sabil area.
1200 houses and their surroundings were cleared of the effects of drowning and the resulting fungi.
Provide the population with drinking water tanks according to the number of family members.
1000 families in the tunnel street in Gaza governorate and 200 families in the Gemayzeh al-Sabeel area in Rafah governorate.
The percentage of females in the target group is about 51% and the proportion of males is about 49%. Children under 5 years are about 23% of the target group.