Thousands of volunteers are returning to Gaza this summer after a six-month ceasefire broke down, but their experiences are limited.
Many volunteers have returned home from their five-month stint in the territory, where they have been working for more than three years, but many have not yet returned.
The UN’s humanitarian arm has been running the reconstruction effort for the past three months, but volunteers are still under-represented among the group that has been working on the reconstruction.
The Israeli army has repeatedly called on Gaza residents to participate in the reconstruction efforts, which have been led by the Palestinian Authority, which is responsible for reconstruction.
But many volunteer groups in Gaza are under-resourced, and not all the reconstruction work has been completed.
Israel has been providing financial support to the reconstruction projects, but the international community has not been paying any attention to the volunteers’ experience.
A volunteer from the World Volunteers for Relief and Development network, a network of volunteers in Gaza, said the organization had not been paid for its work in the past.
“We are not paid, because we are not in Gaza.
The Palestinians are not paying us.
But the Israelis do,” he said.
The volunteer said he had volunteered for the organization since 2015, when the group was founded.
“There are no volunteers in the Palestinian territories.
But it is our responsibility to do our part in rebuilding Gaza,” he added.
Volunteers in Gaza work for a relief project in a Gaza refugee camp.
The UN’s reconstruction program in the Gaza Strip, which began on July 16, has been criticized for not being transparent about the results of its efforts, according to a report released by the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA).
In its report, OCHA called for an end to the Israeli blockade of Gaza, which it said was preventing people from returning home.
The report said more than 1,100 Palestinians have been killed in the war, and that more than 300,000 Palestinians have fled their homes since the fighting began in 2015.