World Bank, UN estimate Gaza infrastructure damage at $18.5 billion




A new report by the World Bank and the United Nations, based on remote data collection sources, shows that damage to critical infrastructure in Gaza between October and January represents 97 percent of the GDP of the West Bank and Gaza from 2022. In this edition, we see how Israel’s war on Hamas has levelled housing and social infrastructure in the Palestinian territory. Plus, FRANCE 24’s Bryan Quinn tells us about the economic issues that came up in a phone call between US President Joe Biden and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping on Tuesday.

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