Work to rebuild Gaza will begin in the coming days, reports Al-Jazeera. Minister Naji Sarkhan told the publication that several countries have pledged to contribute to the reconstruction of Gaza and agreed to start work closer to October.
& quot; Qatar pledged $ 500 million for the restoration of residential buildings, and Egypt offered $ 500 million to restore infrastructure and destroyed streets, '' Sarhan said.
According to Sarhan, losses after the recent hostilities in Gaza are estimated at $ 497 million. As a result of the fighting, 2,000 houses were destroyed, another 22,000 were damaged, several high-rises were demolished, and thousands of Gazans were forced to move.
The Minister noted that Egypt will begin to carry out part of its work within a few days.