Occupied Palestinian Territories

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Gaza: ”The children know they can die

Gaza: ”The children know they can die

Jul 18, 2014

Many people of Gaza are trapped in their homes, says DCA employee in Gaza, who is hiding indoors with his frightened family

Attacks on innocent civilians in Israel oPt conflict must stop says ACT Alliance

Attacks on innocent civilians in Israel oPt conflict must stop says ACT Alliance

Jul 11, 2014

11 July 2014 - Innocent men, women and children are suffering and paying the ultimate price for the failure of the politicians as violence escalates between Israel and the occupied Palestinian territory

Unequal access to clean water threatens international peace

Unequal access to clean water threatens international peace

Mar 22, 2013

Unequal access to clean water still remains one of the world’s biggest abuses of human rights and challenges to development – creating millions of avoidable illnesses and deaths every year.

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About Occupied Palestinian Territories
  • Population: 4.1 mill. (6 mill. in diaspora)
  • Seat of government: Ramallah and Gaza are administrative centers, Jerusalem is the proclaimed capital of Palestine
  • Area: 6.000 sq km (Gaza 360 sq km, West Bank 5640 sq km.)
  • Major languages: Arabic, English, Hebrew,
  • Major religions: Islam, Christianity, Judaism.
  • Life expectancy: 73 years (men: 71, women 75)
  • Monetary unit: Jordanian dinar, Egyptian Pound, Israeli shekel
  • GNI per capita: US $2,900