UNDP Special Representative of the Administrator, Mr Frode Mauring accompanied by the Representatives of India, Brazil and South Africa, visit the project site of the Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRCS) Hospital in Gaza.
The project, funded by the governments of India,
Brazil and South Africa (IBSA), through UNDP/PAPP, consists of the
rehabilitation of nine partially or totally destroyed floors and aims at
enhancing access to public health and social services for the
Palestinians in the Gaza Strip.
During the site visit, Dr. Khalil Abu
Fuul, the Director of the Crisis Management Unit at PRCS, briefed the
delegation on the ongoing status of work and highlighted that 65% of the
project components has been completed.
Furthermore, Mr Mauring,
together with the Representative of Brazil, Mr Paulo Franca, visited the
Sekka Bridge to check the damages caused as a result of the recent
Israeli military offensive on Gaza. The “Construction of Al-Sekka
Bridge” project was completed in October 2012, implemented by UNDP/PAPP
and funded by the Government of Brazil.