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News Brief

May 1, 2001
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Unemployment in the West Bank and Gaza Strip nearly quadrupled since the start of the Palestinian uprising seven months ago, a Palestinian survey said. The survey showed unemployment hit 37.7 percent in the first four months of 2001, up from 10 percent when the violence began last September.

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