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A Palestinian workers pull down a mosque ceilings to repair it, destroyed during Israel's 22-day offensive over Gaza, in Rafah, southern Gaza Strip on June 30, 2009. A report by The International Committee of the Red Cross said six months after Israel launched its three-week military operation in the Gaza Strip, Gazans still cannot rebuild their lives. Gaza neighbourhoods particularly hard hit by the Israeli strikes will continue to look like the epicentre of a massive earthquake unless vast quantities of cement, steel and other building materials are allowed into the territory for reconstruction. Until that happens, thousands of families who lost everything will be forced to live in cramped conditions with relatives. Others will continue to live in tents, as they have nowhere else to go, the ICRC report added. Photo By Abed Rahim Khatib