Saudi Arabia will donate $10 billion in aid to Yemen, $2 billion to the central bank and $8 billion to reconstruct the run-down areas including areas destroyed by Houthi militias. The news was revealed by the Country’s President Hadi during a meeting on Wednesday with Prime Minister and governors of Taiz, Aden, Sana’a, Bayda and others. Hadi also said they will succed in overcoming the terroristic forces represented by Houthis and Saleh and placed the priority on streamling services related to electricity, health, water, education, roads and telecommunications.
United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine refugees (UNRWA) disbursed over $1.6 million for reconstruction and severe repair works to 244 refugee families across Gaza. A statement said emergency shelter – including support for home repairs, reconstruction and interim shelter solutions – is a top priority for UNRWA. European Union Heads of Mission in Jerusalem and Ramallah, meanwhile, visited Gaza on Tuesday to get first-hand impression of reconstruction efforts. The group of more than 20 senior European diplomats met with UNRWA officials, Palestinian ministers and representatives of Palestinian civil society.