Former Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal once declared that ‘the Obama administration is holding us hostage to their radical ideas’ about climate change, but thousands in the state are suffering from the very real effects of historic flooding caused by climate change.
The trauma of the flooding has been exacerbated by the Israeli blockade — in place since 2006 and credited with wrecking the economy and causing a humanitarian crisis.
Flooding in the last week has displaced tens of thousands of Gaza Strip residents, with matters being made worse by a lack of electricity, raw sewage spilling into flood waters, and the Israeli enforced blockade.
Inclement weather that hit much of the region in the form of snow last week has been to blame for the floods, but an