RAMALLAH, October 1, 2014 (WAFA) – The Palestinian Water Authority signed on Wednesday a US$ 11.7 million agreement with the World Bank with an aim to repair the damages incurred by the water sector during the recent Israeli aggression on Gaza.

Under the new agreement, $3 million will be disbursed to extend an already signed agreement on water and sanitary services improvement. The remainder, $8.7 million, will be allocated to infrastructural development, involving small desalination plants, water and sewage pumping stations and building water tanks to meet the needs of Gazans. The agreement is set to take effect at the beginning of next November.