Of the total funding approved March 27, $15 million will finance the maintenance of roads, construction of the Wadi Gaza Bridge, and rehabilitation and construction of solid waste treatment facilities. A $13 million package, meanwhile, will support the reconstruction of 400 houses for Gaza’s poor and disabled population.
The rest of the IsDB assistance package will be spent on the rehabilitation of schools and universities ($9.5 million), construction of a new children’s hospital and restoration of a health center in central Gaza ($5 million) and the construction of a new water tank ($3 million). IsDB also approved $1.8 million in support of Gaza’s social sector, according to the Palestinian News & Info Agency.
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