Preventing economic collapse in Gaza, realizing the potential of the ...
In Gaza, increasing access to electricity by laying a new 161 KV line, constructing a natural gas pipeline, and repairing and upgrading the electricity grid could, in the short-run, alleviate the acute electricity shortage. Small-scale desalination plants, like the one UNICEF build in Khan Younes, and expansion of piping infrastructure could ...
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 ...
West Bank and Gaza - Public Expenditure Review : From Crisis to Greater ...
The main aim of the CPIP is to assess the current state of pubic procurement in West Bank and Gaza in the form of a ''snap shot'' and accordingly, to provide a partial assessment, broadly along the lines of the OPCS paper that would address the following objectives.
West Bank and Gaza Public Expenditure Review - World Bank
Metadata. This report examines the fiscal crisis facing the Palestinian Authority (PA) that could threaten its very existence. It looks at recent macroeconomic and fiscal developments and gives and analysis of key issues and challenges such as economic and fiscal trends. The report also goes in depth analysis of the public financial management ...
West Bank and Gaza - Assessment of Restrictions on Palestinian Water ...
West Bank and Gaza - Assessment of Restrictions on Palestinian Water Sector Development. c b. Tweet Like Share # Shares: 0. Download. English PDF 3.223MB. Text file 607.4KB. Published. 2009-04-01. Journal 1 of 1. Author(s) World Bank. Metadata. Show full item record. Abstract
ASPIRATIONS ON HOLD?
fecting the West Bank and Gaza over the past decade. 2. In this period, the Palestinian territories witnessed two major episodes of conflict: the Second Intifada beginning in 2000 and the crisis in Gaza in 2007. Both episodes had severe and wide-ranging economic repercussions, and were accompanied by restrictions
WEST BANK AND GAZA DISABILITY IN THE PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES Assessing ...
the West Bank and 90.9 percent in the Gaza Strip. In the 1980s, the Intifada raised a sudden interest in disability. The number of persons with permanent disabilities due to war injuries rose and those who were injured were regarded as ‘heroes’. However, while people’s perceptions of war-disabled persons were and still are
Securing Energy for Development in West Bank and Gaza
In Gaza, the available power supply only meets half the demand leading to rolling blackouts, alternating between 8 hours on and 8 hours off. Although the West Bank generally enjoys 24-hour power supply, there have been emerging power shortages during peak winter and summer months. With Palestinian electricity demand
West Bank and Gaza - World Bank
Gaza, the Legislative Council has not convened since June 2006, and no laws have been able to be passed during this period. As a result, changes to the legal framework have been enacted through presidential decrees that are not considered to be final from a constitutional point of view and may be subject to revision once the political situation ...
Palestinian Digital Economy Assessment
Accelerating digital transformation and building a well-connected Palestinian economy will entail strengthening both analog and non-analog foundations. Three key areas that require the immediate attention of Palestinian policy makers are: (1) improving the digital infrastructure, (2) updating the legal and regulatory framework, and (3) ensuring ...