What It's Like Living With Only 4 Hours of Power a Day in Gaza

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Armed with a smartphone, a resident of the city of Deir al-Balah in the Gaza Strip has documented for Haaretz how he and other residents struggle to deal with daily life in the darkness.

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A severe electricity shortage in the Gaza Strip has left residents with as little as four hours of power a day in the sweltering summer heat, raising humanitarian concerns.

Upon Haaretz's request, Mohammed Azaiza, the Gaza field coordinator of Gisha, an Israeli human rights organization, has given an account of the harsh reality of living under the power crisis gripping the coastal enclave.

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