Sand houses defy Gaza shortages

With cement in short supply, some builders are utilising one thing they have plenty of.

    Israel's blockade of the Gaza Strip has created a shortage of construction materials such as cement.

    But some builders have adapted to make use of one thing they have plenty of - sand.

    Al Jazeera's Bhanu Bhatnagur reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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