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Japan’s New Assistance to the Palestinian People (approx. USD 39.96 million)

Posted On: 16-02-2023 | Economy
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Bethlehem /PNN/

The Government of Japan has decided a new assistance to the Palestinian people of USD 39,199,843 through international organizations, and JPY100,000,000 (approx. USD 0.76 million) through Japanese NGOs, as a comprehensive economic assistance in response to global security environment.

The new package includes Assistance for Palestine refugees through UNRWA, Improve economy, access to markets and trade opportunities, industrial efforts such as fishery and agriculture for the most vulnerable communities, through FAO, ILO, ITC, Office of the Quartet, and UNIDO , Climate action through UNDP , Assistance for health system and SRH, through UNFPA and UNOPS , Providing humanitarian assistance including food in the Gaza Strip, through WFP and Japan Platform (JPF)

Since 1993, Japan has been providing assistance the PA key ministries with bi-lateral assistance both financially and technically, in their preparation for statehood in line with the Palestinian National Development Plan. Japan has also provided assistance through UN agencies, as well as to local NGOs and local councils through its grassroots development projects. With the new assistance, Japan’s total assistance to the Palestinian People exceeds USD 2.3 billion.


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