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Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA)
27 March 2007
Protection of Civilians – Weekly Briefing Notes
21 March - 27 March 2007
Of note this week
Five Palestinians, including three children, were killed and more than 35 injured when sand barriers of a wastewater collection pool collapsed flooding the nearby Bedouin Village and al Nasser area in the northern Gaza Strip with sewage water. Extensive property damage and destruction resulted and a temporary relief camp was sheltering approximately 1,450 people.
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