Siege hurts Gaza wheelchair users

Israeli embargo makes maintenance of electric wheelchairs difficult in Palestinian enclave.


    The Gaza Strip has around 16,000 registered wheelchair users or one per cent of its population. And aid delivery is the only way for electric wheelchairs to come in. But it is not enough, and the Israeli embargo also makes it hard to repair them.

    Al Jazeera's Nadim Baba reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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