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Reference : V-P-IL-E-02851
Date : 17/06/2015
Caption : Gaza. Um Sulaiman Daher, 65-years-old, benefited from the ICRC's greenhouse project.
Photographer : ALWAHEIDI, Nidal
Confidentiality level : public
Publication restrictions : publication without restrictions
Copyright : ICRC
Description : ICRC website, article from the 9th July 2015:

" [...] Around 160 farmers from six areas benefited from the restoration of local greenhouses by the ICRC.
"When they fixed the covers of the greenhouses, we felt revived. It brought us hope. Thank you." Um Sulaiman Daher, 65-years-old, a mother of two, who benefited from the ICRC's greenhouse project in Gaza. "

[…] Hundreds of hectares of agricultural land along Gaza's border with Israel were destroyed during the conflict in 2014. Homes and irrigation systems were also destroyed, or severely damaged. The impact on the local economy was huge, with many farmers left without a source of income to provide for their families.
To help local farmers get back on their feet, the ICRC facilitated the clearing of unexploded remnants of war, and worked tirelessly to relevel the damaged agricultural land, to make it arable again. [...]”
Original material : digital
Resolution : 4107x3204
Orientation : landscape
Colour/B&W : colour