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 Families laundry hang across the bombed out structure of their homes in the northern village of Beit Hanoun, Gaza Stripe nine month after the ceasefire between Israel and Gaza was announced.

Families laundry hang across the bombed out structure of their homes in the northern village of Beit Hanoun, Gaza Stripe nine month after the ceasefire between Israel and Gaza was announced.

 On the eastern edge of the Khan Yunis region to the south, a residential building is riddled with bullets as well as show the damage of larger utility.

On the eastern edge of the Khan Yunis region to the south, a residential building is riddled with bullets as well as show the damage of larger utility.

 A fully collapse mosque remains in ruins near the entrance of Beit Hanoun, Gaza.

A fully collapse mosque remains in ruins near the entrance of Beit Hanoun, Gaza.

 A flattened building in Khan Yunis.

A flattened building in Khan Yunis.

 The minaret of damaged mosque: according to the Palestinian Ministry of Endowments and Religious Affairs, 203 mosques were damaged and 73 mosques were destroyed completely. Roughly 1/3 of all mosques in Gaza were effected.

The minaret of damaged mosque: according to the Palestinian Ministry of Endowments and Religious Affairs, 203 mosques were damaged and 73 mosques were destroyed completely. Roughly 1/3 of all mosques in Gaza were effected.

 Detail of damage from the Khan Yunis eastern region.

Detail of damage from the Khan Yunis eastern region.

 Slabs of concrete hang suspended in air as they are tangled in building wires of a damaged building.

Slabs of concrete hang suspended in air as they are tangled in building wires of a damaged building.

 A small boy stands behind the remains of a bombed residential building. Clothing and a mattress lie in the shadows of another partially destroyed building still being used as a living space.

A small boy stands behind the remains of a bombed residential building. Clothing and a mattress lie in the shadows of another partially destroyed building still being used as a living space.

 Construction in Gaza has been slow since the ceasefire was announced. Although a pledged 4 billion USD for reconstruction efforts was committed last October at the Cairo Conference by the international community, many severely damaged areas of the Strip still lie in ruins. As the war comes up to it’s one year anniversary, much of the physical effects of war in the landscape itself are unavoidable as the population sits and waits for reconstruction machinery and material come in.

Construction in Gaza has been slow since the ceasefire was announced. Although a pledged 4 billion USD for reconstruction efforts was committed last October at the Cairo Conference by the international community, many severely damaged areas of the Strip still lie in ruins. As the war comes up to it’s one year anniversary, much of the physical effects of war in the landscape itself are unavoidable as the population sits and waits for reconstruction machinery and material come in.

 Stairs once leading to the minaret of a mosque in Beit Hanoun now precariously sit under a partially collapsed ceiling.

Stairs once leading to the minaret of a mosque in Beit Hanoun now precariously sit under a partially collapsed ceiling.

 Two workers on the top of a damaged building in Beit Hanoun. When possible, the workers knock out what’s left of the damage walls while keeping the structure intact. Once they have the building materials they will build new walls for the structure.

Two workers on the top of a damaged building in Beit Hanoun. When possible, the workers knock out what’s left of the damage walls while keeping the structure intact. Once they have the building materials they will build new walls for the structure.

 The top of a flattened mosque lies next to a destroyed water well in the country side of Khan Yunis.

The top of a flattened mosque lies next to a destroyed water well in the country side of Khan Yunis.

Families laundry hang across the bombed out structure of their homes in the northern village of Beit Hanoun, Gaza Stripe nine month after the ceasefire between Israel and Gaza was announced.

On the eastern edge of the Khan Yunis region to the south, a residential building is riddled with bullets as well as show the damage of larger utility.

A fully collapse mosque remains in ruins near the entrance of Beit Hanoun, Gaza.

A flattened building in Khan Yunis.

The minaret of damaged mosque: according to the Palestinian Ministry of Endowments and Religious Affairs, 203 mosques were damaged and 73 mosques were destroyed completely. Roughly 1/3 of all mosques in Gaza were effected.

Detail of damage from the Khan Yunis eastern region.

Slabs of concrete hang suspended in air as they are tangled in building wires of a damaged building.

A small boy stands behind the remains of a bombed residential building. Clothing and a mattress lie in the shadows of another partially destroyed building still being used as a living space.

Construction in Gaza has been slow since the ceasefire was announced. Although a pledged 4 billion USD for reconstruction efforts was committed last October at the Cairo Conference by the international community, many severely damaged areas of the Strip still lie in ruins. As the war comes up to it’s one year anniversary, much of the physical effects of war in the landscape itself are unavoidable as the population sits and waits for reconstruction machinery and material come in.

Stairs once leading to the minaret of a mosque in Beit Hanoun now precariously sit under a partially collapsed ceiling.

Two workers on the top of a damaged building in Beit Hanoun. When possible, the workers knock out what’s left of the damage walls while keeping the structure intact. Once they have the building materials they will build new walls for the structure.

The top of a flattened mosque lies next to a destroyed water well in the country side of Khan Yunis.

 Families laundry hang across the bombed out structure of their homes in the northern village of Beit Hanoun, Gaza Stripe nine month after the ceasefire between Israel and Gaza was announced.
 On the eastern edge of the Khan Yunis region to the south, a residential building is riddled with bullets as well as show the damage of larger utility.
 A fully collapse mosque remains in ruins near the entrance of Beit Hanoun, Gaza.
 A flattened building in Khan Yunis.
 The minaret of damaged mosque: according to the Palestinian Ministry of Endowments and Religious Affairs, 203 mosques were damaged and 73 mosques were destroyed completely. Roughly 1/3 of all mosques in Gaza were effected.
 Detail of damage from the Khan Yunis eastern region.
 Slabs of concrete hang suspended in air as they are tangled in building wires of a damaged building.
 A small boy stands behind the remains of a bombed residential building. Clothing and a mattress lie in the shadows of another partially destroyed building still being used as a living space.
 Construction in Gaza has been slow since the ceasefire was announced. Although a pledged 4 billion USD for reconstruction efforts was committed last October at the Cairo Conference by the international community, many severely damaged areas of the Strip still lie in ruins. As the war comes up to it’s one year anniversary, much of the physical effects of war in the landscape itself are unavoidable as the population sits and waits for reconstruction machinery and material come in.
 Stairs once leading to the minaret of a mosque in Beit Hanoun now precariously sit under a partially collapsed ceiling.
 Two workers on the top of a damaged building in Beit Hanoun. When possible, the workers knock out what’s left of the damage walls while keeping the structure intact. Once they have the building materials they will build new walls for the structure.
 The top of a flattened mosque lies next to a destroyed water well in the country side of Khan Yunis.