Crisis Prevention and Recovery

  • Construction of 100 Housing Units in GazaConstruction of 100 Housing Units in Gazahe project will contribute to reducing the suffering of over 700 of Palestinians who are now without homes as their houses have been totally destroyed. The project aims to provide alternate housing to 100 families in the north of the Gaza Strip in addition to a school, a mosque and physical infrastructure (roads, water, waste water networks and electricity networks).

  • UXO clearance and rubble removal in GazaUXO clearance and rubble removal in GazaThe overall goal of the project is to bring immediate relief, recovery, and support to the Palestinians living in the Gaza Strip through the restoration of essential services and livelihoods. In addition, it will safeguard public health and environment and create emergency employment opportunities.

  • UXO clearance and solid waste services improvementUXO clearance and solid waste services improvementThe project aims at reducing threats to public health through clearance and safe disposal of UXOs, and management of municipal solid waste including construction debris in environmentally sound manner.

  • Access coordinationAccess coordinationThe Access Coordination and Monitoring Project was established in December 2010 to facilitate and account for the entry of materials used for UNDP projects in Gaza, in support of the recovery and reconstruction process. The Access project has managed to inject new life into 44 construction projects that were frozen in the Gaza Strip due to lack of materials. The value of these projects is over USD 22 million.

  • Construction of 300 Housing Units in GazaConstruction of 300 Housing Units in GazaThe project will contribute to reducing the suffering of about 300 families who are now without homes as their housing units have been totally destroyed.

  • Facilitating Access to Infrastructure Resilience (FAIR)Facilitating Access to Infrastructure Resilience (FAIR)The FAIR programme is a multi-donor platform which aims to empower and strengthen national institutions to plan and deliver essential public and social Infrastructure in Area C and East Jerusalem through providing increased access to sustainable, equitable and affordable infrastructure.

  • Right to Education in GazaRight to Education in GazaThe Right to Education programme aims to reconstruct and rehabilitate educational facilities that were damaged and destroyed during the 2014 hostilities on Gaza, increase the capacity for mental health care in Gaza and restore the hope of youth for increased prospects of employment through e-work.


UNDP has worked extensively to assist the Palestinian people in the West Bank and Gaza Strip to recoup losses incurred in times of crisis and conflict, and to strengthen and implement policies and programmes that support the Palestinian’s recovery from crisis and live a dignified life

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Development for Freedom - Consolidated Plan of Assistance 2012 - 2014
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The report provides an overview of UNDP/PAPP’s on-going and planned programmes in the sectors of democratic governance and the rule of law; economic empowerment of the most vulnerable and private sector investment; environment and management of natural resources; and public and social infrastructure.


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