Civilians in Gaza face "a long way back" to any sense of normality, according to a Red Cross aid worker.
Ted Tuthill, who formerly lived and worked in Gaza, told Good Morning Britain the conflict of the last four weeks had "compounded" the poor living conditions civilians had endured over the years.
There have been two days of quiet in Gaza. No rockets or missiles, no more destroyed houses, no more ambulance sirens screaming.
A three-year-old girl has been rescued from Gaza and brought to London for life-saving heart surgery.
A small team of NHS doctors and surgeons is travel to Gaza to set up facilities and establish how best to use specialists and equipment.