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Homes For Palestinians In Hebron

UN Agency And Saudi Government To Build Homes For Palestinians In Hebron

Saudi Arabia will donate $6.3 million to finance the construction of 100 housing units in the West Bank city of Hebron as part of a project being carried out by the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT).

The new homes will be allocated to underprivileged or widowed women, the agency said in a press release.

The two-year project, which is part of UN-HABITAT’s Special Human Settlements Programme, will be carried out in cooperation with the Palestinian National Authority and local non-governmental organizations (NGOs).

UN-HABITAT and the Saudi Committee for the Relief of the Palestinian People are expected to sign an agreement shortly formalizing the arrangement.

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