Gaza rebuild ‘to cost billions’
Tens of thousands of Palestinians have been left homeless and 400,000 people still have no running water, it says.
Gaza: It is about 41 kilometers (25 mi) long, 6 and 12 kilometers (4-7.5 mi) wide, total area of 360 square kilometers (139 sq mi).
Area – comparative: slightly more than twice the size of Washington, DC
Population: 1,500,202 (July 2008 est.)
Age structure: 0-14 years: 44.7% (male 343,988/female 325,856)
15-64 years: 52.7% (male 403,855/female 386,681)
65 years and over: 2.7% (male 16,196/female 23,626) (2008 est.)
Median age: 17.2 years male: 17 years female: 17.4 years total (2008 est.)
Transcript at PBS Link: Israeli officials said their military has been ordered to pull out of the Gaza Strip by Tuesday, but only if Hamas militants keep their end of this weekend’s cease-fire agreements. Analysts examine where both sides stand after three weeks of fighting.