Growth in Gaza's economy - Update

Situation Report
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Main Projects:

1 Housing - 1,918 housing units will be rehabilitated or built under the framework of 12 different projects. Four of these have already been completed; the other 8 are under implementation.

2 Health - Israel has approved the upgrade of 6 hospitals and the construction and rehabilitation of 7 new clinics. One project has been completed, others are under implementation.

3 Education - 57 new schools and kindergartens will be rehabilitated or built in the Gaza Strip in 64 different projects. Seven of them have been completed.

4 Water and sewage - 27 infrastructure projects were approved, including construction or rehabilitation of waste water treatment plants such as in Sech Ajlin and the northern WTP. Six projects have been completed.

5 Agriculture - 18 agriculture projects were approved; five of them have been completed. The projects approved include building hothouses, cooling rooms for fruits and vegetables, rehabilitating farm lands, wells and water reservoirs, and others.