Gaza residents find ingenious ways of finding fresh food and water

Despite the horrific challenges of  living in Gaza—where 96% of the water is unfit for human consumption—residents have employed a variety of methods to survive. Here is but one of the examples in this inspiring article:

“Last year, Gaza photographer Fayez al-Hindi created his own water distillation and purification system using solar energy. Tap water is poured into a three-metre-long basin, and as it evaporates onto the panels, it purifies and the clean water drops into a separate basin. 

On an average sunny day in winter, his invention produces four to six litres of clean drinking water for his family.”

Alternative farming on the rise in besieged Gaza

 

 

 Fayez al-Hindi created his own water distillation and purification system using solar energy [Mersiha Gadzo/Al Jazeera]

Fayez al-Hindi created his own water distillation and purification system using solar energy [Mersiha Gadzo/Al Jazeera]