Starved of power, Gazans suffer oppressive heatwave

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Electricity crisis is caused by the 11-year-old strict Israeli crisis imposed on Gaza

During the current heatwave, Gaza residents, who do not have electricity to cool themselves off due to Israeli siege, are struggling to survive.

“Sometimes I go around flipping on different sides of my bed for an hour before I can fall asleep. It is humiliating,” Sami told an Israeli newspaper

During the current heatwave, Gaza residents, who do not have electricity to cool themselves off due to Israeli siege, are struggling to survive.

Sami, a medical intern in the Gaza Strip, is struggling to sleep due to the heatwave which is roasting the region, where temperatures have been soaring to 37°C (98°F). The heat in his room is overpowering, and the mosquitoes do not help either. But due to an ongoing electricity crisis, he cannot cool himself off, or even plug in the device that wards off the biting insects.

“Sometimes I go around flipping on different sides of my bed for an hour before I can fall asleep. It…

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