A Palestinian woman and her daughter carry their belongings from their flooded family house
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War torn Gaza hit by heavy rain and flooding

The United Nations Relief and Works Agency has declared an emergency in Gaza City following heavy rain and flooding.

Hundreds of residents have had to evacuate their homes so far.

Thousands of Palestinians throughout Gaza still live in communal shelters following the war with Israel earlier in 2014.

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