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Evacuations continue across Gaza

More than 40,000 people forced out of their homes by flooding caused by a "once-in-a century storm".

Last updated: 18 Dec 2013 16:43
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More than 40,000 people have been forced from their homes by torrential rain and flooding in Gaza.

The UN has designated Gaza a disaster area and an emergency appeal for aid has been issued.

Forecasters described the torrential rain and flooding as caused by a "once-in-a-century" storm.

Al Jazeera's Omar al-Saleh reports.

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