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    Unemployment soars in Gaza - 01 May 09

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    Al Jazeera English

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    Across the Gaza Strip, over 700 factories and businesses were destroyed by the Israeli offensive, increasing the unemployment level to a staggering 80 per cent.
    Businesses in Gaza, not destroyed by Israel's war, are struggling to remain open. Two years of blockades and air strikes have crippled the industry there.
    Al Jazeera's Casey Kauffman reports from Gaza on one man's fight to keep his business operating against the odds.