Palestinian Economic Prospects: Gaza Recovery and West Bank Revival
The report notes the dramatic impact of Israel s recent three-week offensive in Gaza and analyzes the variety of recovery and reconstruction schemes being explored by the donor community. We find that these have not yet led to any significant impact on the ground due to the continued closure imposed on Gaza.
Economy Profile of West Bank and Gaza
The indicators are used to analyze economic outcomes and identify what reforms of business regulation have worked, where, and why. This economy profile presents indicators for West Bank and Gaza for 2020, West Bank and Gaza ranks 117.
West Bank and Gaza AHLC Report - The World Bank
Energy is already severely rationed in Gaza, and restrictions in parts of the West Bank apply during peak periods. World Bank demand projections are for electricity growth of 3.5 percent annually until 2030, with Gaza’s electricity needs almost doubling in that period. Increased imports and investment in domestic generation and transmission are
The importance of measuring mental health in trauma-exposed populations ...
One of the starkest findings was related to post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). 70% of Gazans and 57% of West Bank residents surveyed reported symptoms consistent with PTSD, with the prevalence higher for women and those who had been displaced.
WEST BANK & GAZA ENERGY EFFICIENCY ACTION PLAN 2020-2030 - The World Bank
Energy Efficiency Action Plan for 2020-2030 – Final Report. 59 Costs: USD 1 million per campaign in addition to the deployment of about 875,000 smart meters (one per household) in parallel. NB: the cost of the meters (~USD 50 million) is taken into account in the section: reduction of distribution grid losses.
Securing sustainable livelihoods for waste pickers - World Bank Blogs
Today on Global Waste Picker Day, we explore the problem of solid waste management in the Gaza Strip and how it is compounded by poverty, unemployment, and severe restrictions imposed on residents. With a high unemployment rate in Gaza (53.7 percent), and every second person in Gaza living below the ...
Environmental and Social Management Plan - The World Bank
The proposed Gaza Wastewater Management Sustainability Project (WMSP) aims to: (i) Prevent the collapse of the Northern Gaza Wastewater Treatment System to mitigate adverse environmental impacts on surrounding communities; and (ii) improve managerial capacity and financial resilience of wastewater