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Israeli importation restrictions slow construction in Gaza Strip

Aid groups say the limitations on building materials are hampering much-needed infrastructure projects.



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Top, recently completed housing units built by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency. The other structures remain unfinished because of Israeli restrictions on importation of construction materials to the Gaza Strip, aid groups say.

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Aid groups say they, not Hamas, are thwarted by Israeli restrictions on Gaza
Article | GAZA CITY - Despite recent moves by Israel to ease construction in the Gaza Strip, restrictions on building materials are hampering international humanitarian efforts while doing little to impede the Hamas-led government they are designed to weaken, aid and nongovernmental groups say.

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