Citizen Action Monitor

The devastating impact of the blockade of Gaza – the numbers tell a tale of Israel’s genocidal savagery

“Years, according to the UN, before Gaza becomes “uninhabitable” — 6”

No 1093 Posted by fw, July 10, 2014

“Now we know: In the Jewish state, there is pity and humane feelings only for Jews, rights only for the Chosen People. The Jewish state is only for Jews.”Gideon Levy, Haaretz, July 07, 2014

Gaza by the Numbers: Who the People are, how They got There by Juan Cole, Informed Comment, July 8, 2014

  • Population of Palestinians of Gaza: 1.7 million
  • Number of Palestinians in Gaza whose families were expelled as refugees from their homes in what is now southern Israel: 1.2 million
  • Number of Palestinians in Gaza still living in the 8 recognized refugee camps, “which have one of the highest population densities in the world”: over 500,000
  • Compensation Palestinians of Gaza have received for the billions of dollars of property taken from them by Israelis in Beersheva, Sderot, etc.: $0
  • Years since Israel allowed Palestinians of Gaza to export what they produce: 7
  • Unemployment in Gaza as a result of Israeli blockade on civilians: 38.5%
  • Estimated unemployment rate in US during the Great Depression: 25%
  • Percentage of children in Gaza suffering from acute malnutrition: 13.2%
  • Rate of anemia in Palestinian Children in Gaza: 18.9%
  • Percentage of water in Gaza that is potable: 10%
  • Years, according the UN, before Gaza becomes “uninhabitable”: 6
  • Number of airports in Gaza rendered inoperable by Israeli airstrikes: 1
  • Number of airports working in Gaza: 0
  • Number of ports allowed by Israelis to operate on Gaza’s Mediterranean coast: 0

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