This factsheet discusses in detail the conditions of private water desalination plants in the Gaza Strip and their impact on human rights, including the rights to health, water and sanitation, and a healthy environment.
This report addresses the phenomenon of electronic waste burning for metal extraction in Hebron, Palestine, monitors the risks and damages caused, the gendered impact, searches for alternatives and possible solutions, and examine the role of the relevant authorities in curbing and stopping this phenomenon. It also aims to raise awareness on the subject and present facts to decision-makers.
On 15 May 2021, Israeli artillery shelling caused a fire that engulfed multiple units of the Khudeir Group’s warehouse in Beit Hanoun, the largest warehouse of pesticides and fertilizers in the Gaza Strip, which raged for several days. This fact sheet addresses the health risks and repercussions on the environment of this incident.
Communities in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT), experience the magnified impacts of climate change due to Israel’s discriminatory policies and practices. While adapting to climate change, Palestinians simultaneously endure coercive environments created by Israel to drive Palestinian displacement and forcible transfer.
Israel has been using crop dusters to spray chemicals along the separation fence with Gaza, causing economic harm to farmers and the agricultural sector, and putting the environment and public health at serious risk
2017 marks 50 years since Israel’s unlawful occupation of Palestinian territory. During this period, Israel has implemented a variety of policies and practices in order to maintain and seize further control over the territory, while creating uninhabitable living conditions for the Palestinian population.