Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. LII

No 2

12-Jan-2009

REGIONAL/ISRAEL

Gazas Infrastructure Shattered, As Pressure Mounts On Cairo To Cut Israels Gas Supply

Israels military assault on the Gaza Strip, which began on 27 December, has had severe consequences for the Palestinian territory beyond the immediate human toll, with much of the population deprived of electricity and drinking water, and raw sewage overflowing in many parts of northern Gaza, as a result of heavy damage to infrastructure. It has...