The Rebuilding of Gaza Amid Dire Conditions: Damage, Losses, and Needs
The Rebuilding of Gaza Amid Dire Conditions: Damage, Losses, and Needs. A need for up to US$485 million for immediate and short-term recovery. 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 ...
World Bank Report: Palestinian Economy Experiences Growth but Prospects ...
JERUSALEM, November 9, 2021 – The Palestinian economy is showing signs of recovery largely due to improved activity in the West Bank, according to a new World Bank report. However, Gaza still suffers from a particularly difficult economic situation with very high unemployment and deteriorating social conditions.
80 Million to Boost Palestinian Economic Opportunities and Livelihoods
Washington, October 21, 2021 – The World Bank’s Board recommended today the allocation of US$80 million to support the economic welfare and durable opportunities for the Palestinian people. The funds, in the form of grants, will be transferred from the Bank’s own income to the dedicated Trust Fund for Gaza and the West Bank.
Urban Innovation in Palestinian Cities - World Bank Group
Bethlehem, Ramallah-Al Bireh, Nablus, Hebron, and Gaza City are the five, leading urban economic areas in the West Bank and Gaza. With support from the World Bank, these five cities have begun planning for sustainable urban growth.
US$20 Million to Boost Digital Development in the Palestinian Territories
WASHINGTON, March 26, 2021- The World Bank approved today a grant of US$20 million to increase access to high-speed broadband services in selected Palestinian areas and enable the development of selected e- government services. The Digital West Bank & Gaza Project will contribute to socio-economic recovery and enhance resilience to shocks, such ...
Responding to the Water Crisis in Gaza - World Bank Group
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.
World Bank and Partners Invest US$117 million in Water for Palestinians ...
World Bank and Partners Invest US$117 million in Water for Palestinians in Gaza. WASHINGTON, February 10, 2020 – Against the extremely limited access to safe drinking water in Gaza, the World Bank today announced a US$15 million grant to the Water Security Development - Gaza Central Desalination Program — Associated Works Phase I Project.