The municipality published, on Monday, the latest attacks by the Israel against its facilities and their repercussions for the period from 10 to 17 May 2021.
The municipality said in a statement: “With the brutal Israeli aggression on the Gaza Strip entering its eighth day, and the escalation of its crimes against innocent people, civilian facilities and vital facilities. It serves the citizens, and repeated attacks focused on public facilities, including roads, infrastructure, buildings and municipal facilities that provide vital services to the population.
She explained that the most prominent attacks on the seventh day of the aggression can be summarized according to the most prominent service sectors as follows:
* Directly targeting 4 roads, causing various partial and total damage to these roads, so that the number of directly targeted roads is 54 streets, and about 125 thousand square meters of roads were damaged.
Damage to 1,500 linear meters of water lines, bringing the total damage to water lines to 6,000 meters of water lines.
Damage to 3000 linear meters of sewage lines, bringing the total damage to sanitation lines to 10,000 linear meters of sewage lines.
Damage to 200 linear meters of rainwater drainage lines.
Partial damage to sewage station No. (11), in addition to the previous damage to sewage station No. (1) and its out of service.
Continuing direct targeting of the main waste dump in the east of the city and continuing to set fire to it and keep it from being served.
Work stopped at the seawater desalination plant north of the city.
Partial damage to the health and environment building, in addition to the previous damage to the main municipality building, the investment building, water wells No. (12), the Saraya, and the sand reservoir.
Previous damage to one of the municipality’s vehicles (ram) in part, next to one of the vehicles.
The direct effects of the aggression on the municipality services:
· Water shortage and lack of access to 360,000 residents of the city for long periods, and the fluctuation of water supply for the rest of the population.
The transfer of waste to the landfill was stopped, as a result of its forced closure by the occupation, and the collection of waste at the Yarmouk station to transfer the waste in an unsafe manner.
Sewage overflowing in the affected areas, and a large amount of incoming water from sewage station No. 1 is discharged to the sea directly.
Close roads to ambulances and rescue vehicles, and vehicles in general.
The most prominent interventions of the municipality to reduce the effects of the aggression:
Open 3 damaged roads and remove rubble, to facilitate the movement of rescue teams and citizens. Thus, the municipality has reopened and initial rehabilitation of 50 damaged roads out of 54 roads.
Carrying out an initial maintenance of 250 linear meters of water lines, so that the municipality has carried out maintenance for 900 linear meters of water lines, and the water is initially connected to the water for all residents.
Carrying out initial maintenance for 50 linear meters of sewage lines, and connecting Al-Sousi Tower to the sewage network, thus the municipality will have carried out maintenance for 350 linear meters of sewage lines
The municipality implemented 40 sewage overflow signals through its mechanisms.
Filling water tanks in 5 shelters for the displaced due to the ongoing aggression.
Preparing and digging graves for martyrs of the aggression in Al-Batsh cemetery.
Supporting civil defense teams, through municipality crews and mechanisms, in rescue operations from under the rubble.
The most prominent interventions by the municipality to ensure the continuity of providing services to the population:
· Employing 400 employees and workers in the emergency system around the clock to provide services to the residents.
Operating 27 waste collection and transfer mechanisms, as well as 100 animal-drawn carts to collect and transfer waste. Today, 500 tons of waste have been collected.
Operating 55 water wells to pump water to the citizens. Today, 65,000 cups of water were pumped to the citizens.
Operating 4 sewage plants, and treating 45,000 cups of wastewater in the central treatment plant.
Receiving 320 calls through the Information and Complaints Unit, which has been operating around the clock since the start of the aggression.
Fuel consumption for Monday, May 17, 2021: