Beit Lahia Waste Water Treatment Plant

Humanitarian Situation Report #2

29 March 2007 – 2pm

1. Overview

At 9.30 am on 27 March a large wave of effluence from an emergency filtration basin at the waste water treatment plant in Beit Lahia in north western Gaza flooded into the nearby bedouin village of Um Al Nasser. Two children and three women were killed and a further 18 were injured.


Document symbol: Sitrep2BeitLahia
Document Type: Situation Report
Document Sources: Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA)
Subject: Incidents, Situation in the OPT including Jerusalem, Water
Publication Date: 29/03/2007