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Gaza children welcome rain, to combat thirst

“God knows that we’re dying of thirst so he lets rain fall from the sky,” says a young Palestinian boy in Gaza, seen collecting rainwater on a video posted to X, formerly known as Twitter.

Palestinians in the besieged Strip are facing a humanitarian crises, including a shortage of water, food and fuel as a result of a complete Israeli siege that began on  7 October.

According to the United Nations, 95 percent of people in Gaza lack access to clean drinking water.