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|Title||The Necessity of Sea Backfilling in Gaza Strip As A Problem-Solving for Urban Expansion|
|Title in Arabic||The Necessity of Sea Backfilling in Gaza Strip As A Problem-Solving for Urban Expansion|
The Gaza Strip is a narrow small area lying along Mediterranean. It is considered as one of the highest densely populated areas in the word, with a population growth rate of 3.5% annually doubles the Population number every 22 years. This leads to a continuing demand for new residential areas and encroachment of large agricultural and open areas. The research problem lies in the urgent need for a continuous urban expansion to accommodate population growth with the limited available Gaza strip area. The research aims to show the problem of urbanization in the Gaza Strip highlighting the need to expand in the Mediterranean through Sea Backfilling to create a new land area as the only currently available possibility in the region. The research utilized a descriptive and analytical methodological approach based on available statistics from the Palestinian institutions, as well as references, text analyses of researches, and the researcher personal experience in Gaza Strip.
|Published in||The Fifth International Conference on Engineering and Sustainability (ICES5)|
|Publisher||The Islamic University of Gaza|
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