Aug. 29, 2016
The UN released a report on rebuilding Gaza after the 2014 war.
It mentions something that one never sees mentioned:
While the vast majority of people who are repairing or rebuilding their homes are able to access materials, as long as they have the funds and legal property/land rights, the sharp reduction of cement imports in April and May 2016, and the subsequent artificial ceiling of 90 trucks of cement per day through the Gaza GRM, are causing delays in accessing material, particularly for building of new houses.
In fact, the report says that 101,759 households that were damaged during the war have acquired materials for repair.
Some other interesting items that one would not know from the media: