Gaza - Natuf
Natuf forum for Water and Environment which is a part of the Natuf association for Environment and Community Services launched the first activity of the environmental week, on Saturday 24/03/2018, within the environmental and health impact assessment resulting from Wadi Gaza pollution project, funded by GEF and UNDP Small Grants Program.
This step was aimed to develop and build the capacity and knowledge of participants in environmental issues such as: sources of environmental pollution and Its impact on the environment and public health, biodiversity, environmental impact assessment and environmental risks management, in addition to highlighting the environmental issues and problems , and promoting youth participation by Providing a training week in the environmental field, including environmental trip and a community initiative for 25 students and graduates of scientific and environmental colleges, in addition to the people that they are interested in this field.
The first day of training was aimed to identifying the sources of pollution and its impact on the various components of the environment, in the presence of Dr. Ahmed Hilles, the Director of Environmental Awareness Department.
It is worth mentioning that this project aimed to contribute to minimizing the effects of pollution of Wadi Gaza area, by providing an integrated study to assess the environmental and health impact of Wadi Gaza area pollution through a number of activities to assess the impact of pollutants on various environmental components such as: Soil, groundwater, sea water, animal habitats, plant growth, and the health of Wadi Gaza residents.