Gaza War Cemetery Returns to Former Green Glory
30 May 2013
In 2012, Gaza War Cemetery lost much of its grass and border
plants due to a severe water shortage caused by a breakdown of a
The task of replacing the pump proved challenging. After a
lengthy period with limited water facilities, a new pump has been
installed at the cemetery, where water pressure was dramatically
low during 2012.
Cemetery Staff Essam Jeradah (Head Gardener), Ibrahim Jeradah
MBE (Night Watchman) and a local contractor installed the new pump
and said how delighted they are to have the cemetery looking green
and beautiful again.
A technical visit also took place at the cemetery
which enabled the Regional Supervisor of the Commission to
take some much needed water samples from the recently improved
The cemetery, helped by some good winter rain, is now able to
cope with the blistering heat and dry conditions.