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How these female engineers intend to fix Gaza’s roads

Three engineers from Gaza came up with a new technique for asphalt roads, hoping to fix the poor conditions of streets in the Gaza Strip.
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GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — The poor conditions of roads in the Gaza Strip have pushed three Palestinian young female engineers who recently graduated from the Islamic University in Gaza City to focus their efforts on the industry of self-healing asphalt with metal scrap. Their project came as part of their university program in a bid to find solutions to the rough roads.

On May 9, the project won first prize in the scientific innovation category of the Nasser Bin Hamad (NBH) International Youth Creativity Award in Bahrain. The three engineers are Hadeel Abu Aisha, 22, Khadija Ramlawi, 22, and Nour Hassan, 21 — all graduates of the Civil Engineering Department at the Islamic University in Gaza.

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