Turkish Red Crescent tries to solve Gaza water problem

The Red Crescent helped renovation of some parts of the water supply networks in the city center in the last two years.

Turkish relief agency, Red Crescent, has been trying to find a solution to the water problem in Gaza Strip.

The Red Crescent helped renovation of some parts of the water supply networks in the city center in the last two years.

Halim Sertac, chairman of Red Crescent’s Office in Gaza, told the A.A correspondent, “we have undertaken building of new water reservoirs to be used in city water supply and to irrigate the arable areas in the city of Rafah. We have completed the first reservoir of 2,000 cubic metres. It serves more than 50 thousand Palestinian people. The second one with a capacity of 3,000 cubic metres is about to be completed. It will serve nearly 150 thousand people in Rafah.”

Acici added that they also targeted to rehabilitate arable areas in cooperation with the Gulf Countries Cooperation Council and the Islamic Development.

(www.worldbulletin.net / 13.09.2011)

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