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Reference : V-P-IL-E-03197
Date : 02/12/2018
Caption : Gaza. Thaer, who lost his limb during the 2009 war, managed to turn a small hobby into a large business establishing his own chicken farm after he received an ICRC grant.
Photographer : SYNENKO, Alyona
Confidentiality level : public
Publication restrictions : publication without restrictions
Copyright : ICRC
Description : ICRC website photo gallery, 20.01.2019.
Paralyzed by severe movement restriction Gaza economy has been steadily deteriorating for the past ten years. As the unemployment rate reached 53%, competition on the job market became fierce and people with disabilities often find themselves in a disadvantage compared to everyone else. Few places in Gaza are wheelchair accessible, while regular power cuts make tall buildings out of reach for those with limited mobility.
Original material : digital
Resolution : 5509x3673
Orientation : landscape
Colour/B&W : colour