Gaza Rapid Damage and Needs Assessment, June 2021 - World Bank
Gaza is one of the most densely populated areas in the world, with around 2.1 million individuals living in a total area of 365 square kilometers. For nearly 15 years, the movement of people and goods into and out of Gaza has been under restrictions imposed by the Government of Israel (GoI) due to security concerns.
The importance of measuring mental health in trauma-exposed populations ...
A Palestinian adolescent turning 14 years old this year will have lived through a period of Gaza’s history that has seen the loss of hundreds of lives and livelihoods, as well as the physical destruction of neighborhoods and infrastructure. After living through four wars — the most recent in May 2021 — a 14-year-old will have been exposed ...
Economic Monitoring Report to the Ad Hoc Liaison Committee - World Bank
In view of the collapse in socio-economic conditions in the Gaza Strip, this report builds on the Bank’s March AHLC assessment of the nature of the decline in Gaza, and identifies what is needed to unlock sustainable growth. The productive base of the Gaza economy has been eroded with
Securing Energy for Development in West Bank and Gaza
The Palestinian Territories face significant energy security challenges, already severe in Gaza, but also emerging in the West Bank. In Gaza, the available power supply only meets half the demand leading to rolling blackouts, alternating between 8 hours on and 8 hours off.
Urban roads are community-building projects in Gaza
It is to be noted that Gaza City is one of the densest cities in the world (10,475 people/km2), making land extremely expensive. The city is also struggling to provide services with the ongoing financial difficulties facing Gaza in general. Outright compensation for land and assets in municipal infrastructure is a huge challenge.
Securing sustainable livelihoods for waste pickers - World Bank Blogs
With a high unemployment rate in Gaza (53.7 percent), and every second person in Gaza living below the poverty line, residents of the Gaza Strip also face greater technical, environmental, social, institutional and financial challenges, due in large part to restricted access to goods and services.
Water in Circular Economy and Resilience (WICER) - World Bank
With power supply at about 170 MW, Gaza has an acute power shortage—a third of the 500 MW demand. Israel . is expected to supply 120 MW, and the Gaza power plant to provide 45–60 MW from diesel generators. Government of Israel restrictions on fuel entry into Gaza, the high cost of fuel, limited capacity, and a frag -
ASSESSMENT OF RESTRICTIONS ON PALESTINIAN SECTOR DEVELOPMENT - World Bank
Planning Gaza), Ahmad Yaqouby (General Director Gaza), Mohammad Muqayyad, Waleed Abu Mushin (Head of GIS), Ahmad Yacoubi, Saleh Hamad (Licensing Committee). Eng. Ihab Barghouthi (PMU Director), Eng. Deeb Abdel-Ghafour (Director of Water Resources Development Department); Eng. Mohammad Ja’as (General Director, WBWD); Omar M. Zayed