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"United Nations": Unemployment rate is expected to rise in Gaza Strip by the middle of next year.


A UN" report warned from a growth in the unemployment rate in Gaza over 50%, if current trends continued, and also warned from a significant rise in the need for food and direct aids to a percentage that exceed 80% of citizens. The report pointed out to the unprecedented increase of population in Gaza strip, and the lack of fuel supplies which threaten basic services, water supply, lack of equipment and life-saving medicines in Gaza" hospitals, and indicating that 17% of the patients who have been granted a transfer for treatment abroad had been prevented from leaving Gaza for medical treatment in East Jerusalem and Israel or abroad, as well as a serious shortage of milk, medicines and cooking oil. This report which is announced by the office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs that is followed to United Nations also warned from the continued isolation of Gaza from the outside world that threaten the local economy, leading to bankruptcy of hundreds of businesses by preventing the import and export, and to thousands of worker layoff because of the collapse of construction sector, and building projects valued at 370 one million dollars has been suspended for an indefinite period. 




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