The Rebuilding of Gaza Amid Dire Conditions: Damage, Losses, and Needs
Palestinians in Gaza have suffered from the cumulative costs, human and economic, of recurrent hostilities over the last three decades, as well as prolonged restrictions on the movement of people and commercial goods at border crossings, limits to fishing off Gaza’s coast, and now the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.
World Bank Report: Palestinian Economy Experiences Growth but Prospects ...
Gaza’s contribution to the overall Palestinian economy was cut by half over the past three decades, narrowing to just 18 percent currently. Gaza has also undergone deindustrialization and its economy has become highly dependent on external transfers.
80 Million to Boost Palestinian Economic Opportunities and Livelihoods
“In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, now in its second year, the impact of May 2021 conflict with Gaza, and the fiscal distress, the new replenishment comes at a critical time to help support Palestinian economic development while responding to these shocks to the economy and society,” said Kanthan Shankar, World Bank Country Director for ...
World Bank and Partners Invest US$117 million in Water for Palestinians ...
“Almost everyone in Gaza is relying on water from expensive and unregulated small-scale private providers. The project will not only improve the quality of live of about 870,000 people and provide water secutiy, it will allow substantial cost savings for households in this fragile and conflict-affected environment, “ said Suhail J. S. Jme ...
Urban Innovation in Palestinian Cities
West Bank & Gaza is the first country in MENA to utilize scenario modeling within their systematic, urban policy, and development practices. This activity demonstrates that despite highly constrained environments within fragile and conflict affected areas, innovative planning tools can be used to support urban planning and the delivery of ...
A US$ 10 Million Grant from the World Bank to Sustain Palestinian ...
“Gaza has suffered for years from environmental disaster due to sewage pollution affecting hundreds of thousands of Palestinians. The new project builds on the World Bank and donor partners’ extended efforts to complete the long-awaited construction of the North Gaza Wastewater Treatment Plant.
World Bank Calls for Reform to the Dual Use Goods System to Revive a ...
In Gaza, this approach could be implemented while ensuring that these goods are not diverted for illicit use either through remote monitoring or physical monitoring by existing UN monitors. In the long term, the Government of Israel should align its dual use list with international practice.