Turkish officials estimate that 15,000 Syrian refugees are waiting on the Syrian side of the border, and expect up to 50,000 more.14:11 06.02.16 | 0 comments
The greenhouses are a water instensive form of agriculture, built in the driest and most crowded strip of land on earth. By the end of the Gaza occupation both the quantity and quality of water available to the Palestinian population had fallen well below the WHO minimum standards for human subsistence. At times people have had to boil their sewage to survive. It was a classic colonial enterprise, like cash crops in Africa, set up for the benefit of the occupier with no attention paid to the real development needs of the country.