|Project||Setup of Water Desalination Plant|
• Provide clean water and reduce the water crisis in southern areas of the Gaza Strip. • Improve the social conditions of marginalised target groups through the provision of clean, drinkable water. • Reduce the spread of skin diseases and intestinal epidemics caused by the shortage of potable and clean water.
|Project Partners||Emaar Association for Development and Rehabilitation|
• Dug a well in areas prime for supplying water to the desalination plant. • Built small stores to protect the desalination plant and to provide good storage areas for clean water. • Installed water desalination equipment and machines. • Tested the water desalination plant and subsequently produced potable and clean water. • Distributed potable and clean water to the marginalised poor areas of the city.
|Locations||Khan Younis, Gaza Strip, Palestine|
|Period||March 2015 to February 2016|
This project resulted in the construction of a water desalination plant at the centre of the municipality of Khan Younis, which ensured: • Provision of clean water to more than 200,000 people living in the southern areas of the Gaza Strip. • Distribution of clean water to an additional 50,000 people living in marginalised areas. • Reduction of water borne diseases