GCC Earmarks Funds for Gaza Strip Reconstruction

The Gulf Cooperation Council has allocated USD164 million to support

in the Gaza Strip in 2010. Projects to be funded during the year will focus on education, health, water, sanitation, transportation, electricity, housing, agriculture and municipal services. The funding for these projects will be drawn from a bigger USD1.6 billion budget allocation for the area's reconstruction.

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