Skip to comments.United States to give Gaza $50 million in aid
Posted on 05/09/2016 3:34:21 PM PDT by Eleutheria5
The United States on Monday announced a $50 million aid program for Gaza, reports The Associated Press (AP).
American officials quoted by the news agency said that the money will be used over five years to provide basic humanitarian assistance and create jobs in the coastal enclave.
The money will be distributed by the U.S Agency for International Development in partnership with Catholic Relief Services.
The U.S. Consul General in Jerusalem, Donald A. Blume, said the effort is meant to address "the dire needs that are obvious in Gaza", according to the AP report.
Gaza's economy has sharply declined since Hamas took over the coastal territory from its longtime rival Fatah nearly a decade ago. Unemployment there is estimated to be over 40 percent.
In addition, homes and infrastructure in Gaza sustained damages during the 2014 war between Israel and Hamas.
UNRWA has estimated in the past that the homes of more than 96,000 Gazans were destroyed or damaged during the conflict. Despite the Palestinians blaming of Israel, the high level of destruction is due to the fact that Hamas heavily entrenched its terrorist network in the civilian infrastructure of Gaza.
Hamas has warned that the coastal territory could become a breeding ground for extremism unless promised reconstruction is accelerated.
The Palestinian Authoritys (PA) prime minister Rami Hamdallah recently said that only 40 percent of the money pledged to reconstruct Gaza after the 2014 war was delivered....
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That should buy a whole lotta cement and stuff to build more tunnels to attack more innocent Israelis. I just wish they would include Odungo in their cement mix. Let him be a permanent part of “his” project.
How sickening. Kinda makes your blood boil to see this.
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The only money USA should give these Satanic evil war- making murder gang basturds is relocation assistance to move back to their own Islamic ruled countries ( being nice and generous and humanitarian about it). Otherwise bomb them straight to alluh in Hell !
Create jobs? What bomb makers? Suicide bombers?
The illegal immigrant Islamonazi in Chief continues his war on western civilization, Christianity, Israel, Jews, the West, and free people everywhere. While using our tax money to build up the Islamonazi enemy -—
The Arabs of the area are per capita the richest people anywhere. They have received billions of dollars from the West, which gives them the highest per capita anywhere on the planet, far greater than that of Israel. They use the money to enrich their corrupt leaders and to build instruments of mass murder and violence indoctrination to their people. The U.S. is not fighting terrorism; it’s funding Islamic hate and mass murder. Insane! These Arabs teach their children that they were born to kill themselves. Who is driving U.S. foreign policy? The current administration is driven by Muslim Brotherhood - Obama’s hand-picked advisors are Muslim Brotherhood enemies of the West.
Barack Hussein Obama...the Hamas, Muslim Brotherhood, Iranian, and general Islamic extremist gift that keeps on giving.
I pray to God in Heaven that Trump wins this thing...Hillary will continue down this same Obama path...even more so.
Oh yeah, that Omnibus last minute blank check $hit so the state department can do as they please............
This is the fault of congress.
Seriously, that $50 Million should be in bacon. Outside of that, I wouldn’t give them a hobo’s d*** cheese.
Hamas, of course, just hates extremism.
How is it that there are people that willingly volunteer for the current military? I know I'm risking a ton of ordnance coming my way for saying that, but how can a government like what we have right now be worth defending?
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Hobo d(*& cheese is hard to obtain. Let them collect it themselves.
I am so happy I work my ass off to fund this shit. Give $50 million to Gaza, let vets die for lack of medical care. He can executive order anything he wants but does nothing for veterans.
It’s our money too.
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