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Gaza needs new housing, but where will it build?

It seems that the growing need for housing units has prompted Gaza's government to build in high-risk buffer zones near the eastern border.
Posters depicting Qatar's former Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani (R) and Emir of Qatar Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani are seen on a building as people attend the opening ceremony of Qatari-funded construction project "Hamad City", in Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip January 16, 2016.     REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa  - RTX22NTA
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GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Faced with rapid population growth and a dwindling area for housing in the Gaza Strip’s urban centers, the Hamas government has been subsidizing housing investments and building housing projects in al-muharrarat, the former Israeli settlements evacuated during the unilateral Israeli disengagement from Gaza in 2005.

The first project began in 2010 with government support. Later, individual and private investments started to emerge with government support for civilian housing associations.

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