The Rebuilding of Gaza Amid Dire Conditions: Damage, Losses, and Needs
Jerusalem, July 6, 2021 - The eleven days of hostilities in May 2021 in Gaza resulted in the loss of over 260 people, including 66 children and 41 women, and exacerbated previous traumas in particular among children. The human toll was aggravated by overall damage and losses to the social, infrastructure, and productive and financial sectors.
Responding to the Water Crisis in Gaza - worldbank.org
Responding to the Water Crisis in Gaza. With the depletion of Gaza’s coastal aquifer, the decrease in rainwater, and the doubling of the population over the last 20 years, only 1% of Gaza population has access to safe drinking water. This video illustrates the challenges for safe water for the people of Gaza.
The Gaza 2021 Rapid Damage and Needs Assessment- June 2021 - World Bank
The Gaza 2021 Rapid Damage and Needs Assessment- June 2021. The Gaza 2021 Rapid Damage and Needs Assessment (RDNA) was jointly launched by the World Bank Group (WBG), the European Union (EU) and the United Nations (UN) to estimate the total damage and losses incurred in Gaza following the latest conflict. Additionally, it seeks to estimate the immediate and short-term needs, respectively covering the period of 0-6 months and 6-24 months, in order to recover and rebuild the affected sectors.
Water Situation Alarming in Gaza - World Bank
In Palestine, water resources are critically scarce, and the situation in Gaza is alarming. Adnan Ghosheh, Senior Water & Sanitation Specialist, remembers a time not so long ago when everyone in Gaza could drink water from their tap. That was in the late 1990s, but so much water has been pumped out of the natural aquifer underneath Gaza since then that seawater has seeped in, making it too salty to drink.
Gaza: Fact Sheet August 1, 20141 - worldbank.org
Gaza: Fact Sheet August 1, 20141 GDP A. The Palestinian Economy Overall Palestinian economic growth slowed considerably and is estimated to have fallen to 1.5% in 2013. A quarter of the Palestinian workforce remains unemployed—including one of every three workers in Gaza. A
The World Bank In West Bank and Gaza
The alleviation of environmental hazards in Gaza—closing ten hectares of dump sites and enhancing solid waste management for the benefit of about 948,000 Palestinians. Last Updated: Oct 10, 2022 Development assistance to the Palestinians has experienced a steep decline over the last decade and a half, from about $2 billion (27% of Palestinian GDP) in 2008 to about $300 million (1.8% of GDP) in 2021.