Emergency Humanitarian Relief Programme in Areas of Social Infrastructure Development (CAPI-West Bank)

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Project ID


Project Title

Emergency Humanitarian Relief Programme in Areas of Social Infrastructure Development (CAPI-West Bank)


Water Supply and Sanitation

Focus Areas

Geographic Scope

Lead Organization(s)

Project Partners

  • Palestinian Water Authority
  • Ministry of Local Government, village councils and muncipalities


Total: $224,000;

Sources of Financing: Government of Japan


2006 - 2008



Project website(s)


Rima Abu Middain, Team Leader

Mercedes san Roman, Program Analyst Musa Al-Khateeb, Project Manager



The project involves construction of a main transmission line from Tammoun well to Tubas District and construction of a small pumping station. It aims to provide immediate humanitarian relief to Palestinians through the implementation of various projects in the areas of education, water, and municipal infrastructure development.

Specific objectives include:

  • To create short-term employment opportunities.
  • To provide humanitarian relief in essential areas of social infrastructure
  • To provide capacity building to local counterparts

Projected Outputs
  • The availability of water per capita, for 10,100 residents will rise reaching to 100-110 L/capita/day;
  • The programme provided improvement in the quality and access to water, resources, relieved over-crowding in public schools, provided for a healthier sanitary environment.
  • Provided the necessary infrastructure for essential services such as clinics, kindergartens, and woman and youth associations.

Expected Outcomes

Achievements: Results and Impact

Lessons for Replication



See also

  1. Water resources at stake: The Mountain Aquifer beneath the occupied West Bank, Palestinian Territories
  2. Water for Peace in the Middle East
  3. Upgrading of Water Systems in Jericho and Hebron Cities
  4. Regional Water Cooperation and Peacebuilding in the Middle East
  5. Regional Water Banks Project (RWDBP)
  6. Red Sea-Dead Sea Water Conveyance Study Program
  7. Raising awareness of the fishermen and farmers to prevent excess contamination of sea resources and shared aquifer in border area with Egypt, Palestinian Authority
  8. Public Awareness and Water Conservation
  9. Provision of Reliable water Supply to Allar and Saida Residents in Tulkarem District/ The West Bank
  10. Provision of Reliable Water Supply to Zbuba and its 10 Surrounding Villages in Jenin District.
  11. Promoting environmentally-sound fishing practices in Khan-Younis in the southern coast of the Gaza, Palestine
  12. KFW V-Programme: Poverty Oriented Infrastructure – Employment Generation Programme in the West Bank: Phase III
  13. Good Water Neighbors (GWN) Project
  14. Environmental management and planning as a tool for promoting sustainable coexistence between Israelis and Palestinians
  15. Employment Generation Through Emergency Response to Solid Waste Management in the Gaza Strip
  16. Emergency Water Supply to Zbuba and its surrounding villages
  17. Emergency Water Supply & Rehabilitation Programme, Palestine
  18. Emergency Humanitarian Aid Programme: Upgrading of Water Supply and Distribution Systems In Rural Areas of the West Bank (Water Cap II)
  19. Development and Rehabilitation of Water and Electricity Networks in Nablus City
  20. Culture of Water Program
  21. Construction of Sewage Treatment Plant and Main Pressure Line in Khan Younis / Gaza Strip
  22. CollectiveWater - From conflict to collective action: Institutional change and management options to govern trans-boundary water courses

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