Rapid Support for Small Infrastructure in the West Bank

Brief Description

 Reservoirs Construction in the West Bank

As part of the Government of Japan’s (GoJ) assistance to the Palestinian People, and in particular through its “High Impact Micro-Infrastructure (HIMII)” initiative, this economic stimulus initiative is focused on ready to implement projects to provide Palestinians with quick and tangible improvements in support of political negotiations.

The aim of this initiative is to provide increased access to sustainable, equitable and affordable social, public and economic infrastructure, and to generate employment and visible impact on the ground with emphasis on increased job creation opportunities, coupled with a strengthened and developed private sector.

Progress and Achievements

  • 70 km were constructed in Yatta, Ramallah, Tubas and Salfit districts.
  • 1,290 Dunums of land had been reclaimed for 198 beneficiaries in Jerusalem, Bethlehem, Dura and Ramallah districts. 38,000 seedlings of stone fruits, olive and grape were planted in targeted land.
  • 6 reservoirs are being constructed, with a total capacity of 3,000m3 , and 8.7 km of main carrier pipes supplied and are being installed.
  • 2.2 km of carrying pipes and pumping station unit is installed in Kufur Thuluth (Qalqilyah).
  • 1,900 additional ML of electricity installed/rehabilitated in Bethlehem and Nablus.
  • 270 meters of sewerage and 970 meters of sidewalks done in Ramallah and Al Bireh.

Finances and Delivery

Donor Amount
Delivered 2014
Delivered 2015
Government of Japan USD 2,000,000 USD 858,000 USD 555,000 USD 307,000

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