Thousands of people in the Gaza Strip will benefit from the European Union’s latest project.
The European Union and the Palestinian Water Authority signed a memorandum of understanding on the construction of a €10 million ($13 million) low-volume desalination plant in southern Gaza, in the town of Khan Younis.
In a statement, the European Union said the intervention was made in response to the water crisis in Gaza. Once completed — sometime in 2015 — the plant will be able to provide water for for domestic and safe drinking use to about 75,000 people.
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