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Tribune News Network
Qatar Charity (QC) provided safe drinking water to 2,000 residents of Khan Yunis in the southern Gaza Strip by digging a water well and installing a desalination plant in this area, in cooperation with the Palestinian Water Authority (PWA).
This comes within the framework of the cooperation agreement between QC and PWA to implement the development projects that contribute to improving water and sanitation services in the Strip.
It is expected that QC, during the coming period, will complete projects that include rehabilitation and maintenance of sewage pumping stations in various governorates of the Gaza Strip.
The project of drilling a water well and installing a desalination plant will contribute to reducing the percentage of diseases and deaths caused by unsafe water in this region, in addition to raising awareness about health and personal hygiene, and limiting the spread of infectious diseases and deadly epidemics.
The project aims to improve the environmental situation and public safety, reduce displacement from drought-hit areas in search of water sources, and contribute to security and stability in the region.
The beneficiaries expressed their happiness at the implementation of the project that will contribute to meeting their water needs.
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