Gazans are still picking up the pieces from last year’s war. There are high levels of poverty, deprivation and unemployment. With the imminent completion of an Egyptian above-and-below-ground steel barrier to prevent a thriving tunnel economy between Egypt and Gaza, residents are worried they will become almost completely reliant on aid.
IRIN‘s photogallery offers a glimpse into life on the Strip. Photos: Suhair Karam/IRIN