Video Channel: Gaza

Al-Qara family lives in tent near ruins of their Khuza’a home, 2014

28 Dec 2014
Khaled al-'Azayzeh

Until last summer the al-Qara family lived in a five-apartment building. It was destroyed in the fighting and they now live in two tents next to the ruins. Tens of thousands of Gazan families are homeless, more than 3 months after Israel’s last operation there. In October 2014, the UN published that 20,000 homes of families were destroyed in the operation, and another 80,000 damaged. In the town of Khuza’a, east of Khan Yunis and close to the border with Israel, hundreds were destroyed.