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UNRWA: ‘Life is running out in Gaza’

Unrwa, the UN agency for Palestinian refugees, said that Israel’s cutting of all water to the besieged enclave has caused people to drink from contaminated water sources, and could cause the spread of disease.

“There continues to be no water for the vast majority of the population in Gaza,” Unrwa  spokesperson Juliette Touma told reporters in New York in a video conference from Amman.

“We’re talking about two million people in the Gaza Strip who do not have water and water is running out and water is life. Life is running out of Gaza,” said Touma.

“We are very concerned about the spread of waterborne diseases if water continues not to be available in Gaza because we do know that people are resorting to dirty water sources, including wells,” she says.