In pictures: The ruined landscape of Gaza City after 100 days of war
Gaza City bears the scars of 100 days of war with extensive damage by Israeli air strikes rendering many streets now unrecognisable (MEE/Mohammed al-Hajjar)
Short of firewood, Palestinians have been forced to burn their belongings and solid waste to stay warm (MEE/Mohammed al-Hajjar)
With winter temperatures plummeting, Palestinians in the Gaza Strip are increasingly turning to burning firewood to survive (MEE/Mohammed al-Hajjar)
Nearly 70 percent of Gaza's 439,000 homes and about half of its buildings have been damaged or destroyed by Israeli air strikes and shelling.
Hundreds of thousands of Palestinians have displaced multiple times. In this photo a family use their donkey cart to head elsewhere in the war-ravaged territory (MEE/Mohammed al-Hajjar)
Wide swaths of Gaza City and its surrounding areas have been destroyed by Israeli air strikes and advancing ground forces.
In this photo a Palestinian family travel from an area in Gaza where they sought refuge to inspect their damaged home (MEE/Mohammed al-Hajjar)
Men fill up containers with water. According to the UN, more than 96 percent of the Gaza's water supply is "unfit for human consumption" (MEE/Mohammed al-Hajjar)
Over the past 100 days, Israel's relentless bombardment of the Gaza Strip – one of the most densely populated areas in the world – has caused historic levels of carnage and destruction.
More than 23,000 Palestinian have been killed, more than two thirds of them women and children. In this photo, Palestinian families walk through an overcrowded cemetary in Gaza City to find the resting places of their loved ones (MEE/Mohammed al-Hajjar)