Amid Israeli restrictions on materials, makeshift homes sprout in Gaza

February 19, 2015 5:21 PM

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KHAN YOUNIS, Gaza (Reuters) - Aid agencies struggling to shelter thousands of Gazans made homeless by war have resorted to building makeshift temporary homes out of metal and wood to evade Israeli restrictions on imports into the territory.

Around 150,000 families are still homeless after last year's war between Israel and Hamas, in which Israeli bombardment destroyed thousands of apartment buildings and homes.

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