A Palestinian boy drinks water from public taps at the al- Shati refugee camp in Gaza city, March 7 2018. Wissam Nassar / DPA

Polluted Water Leading Cause of Child Mortality in Gaza, Study Finds

With 43 Olympic swimming pools worth of sewage water flowing from Gaza toward Israel and Egypt daily, researchers say local epidemic is only a matter of time

Illness caused by water pollution is a leading cause of child mortality in the Gaza Strip, says a study by the RAND Corporation, a copy of which was obtained by Haaretz.

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