The Gaza Strip (/ ˈ ɡ ɑː z ə /; Arabic: قطاع غزة Qiṭāʿ Ġazzah [qɪˈtˤɑːʕ ˈɣazza]), or simply Gaza, is a self-governing Palestinian territory on the eastern coast of the Mediterranean Sea, that borders Egypt on the southwest for 11 kilometers (6.8 mi) and Israel on the east and north along a 51 km (32 mi) border.Calling code: +970. Nov 29, 2017 · Our map of Palestine with information on Gaza Strip, West Bank, and Palestinian people and climate. Another great Middle Eastern map from World Atlas.
Gaza Strip, territory along the Mediterranean Sea just northeast of the Sinai Peninsula. It is densely populated and impoverished, in part due to the ongoing political situation of the region. It became a center of tension in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict when Hamas seized control of the area in 2007. As the largest UN organization in the Gaza Strip and the only UN Agency that implements services directly, UNRWA has been and continues to be in a unique position to deliver emergency assistance to Palestine refugees in Gaza.
Welcome to the United Nations. The West Bank Including East Jerusalem and the Gaza Strip – January 2019 – OCHA Map. Home / The West Bank Including East Jerusalem and the Gaza Strip. Palestinian territories has been used for many years to describe the territories occupied by Israel since 1967, namely the West Bank (including East Jerusalem) and the Gaza Strip.More recently, the official United Nations terminology has been used, occupied Palestinian territory (OPT or oPt) increasingly replacing other terms since 1999. The European Union also has adopted this usage The Calling code: +970ᵈ.
Sep 06, 2019 · The increase in electricity supply in the Gaza Strip since October 2018 has improved the delivery of water and sanitation services, while reducing expenditure on fuel for back-up generators for households and businesses. This increase has also reduced the need for the emergency fuel provided by the UN to avert the collapse of key service providers. United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA)-Barrier Monitoring Unit (BMU) Assistance, Education and culture, Gaza Strip, Health, Refugees and.