during 2010-2011 we also handed out $789 million to bribe the Palestinian Authority and to improve Palestinian infrastructure. (We seem to want to fund both sides of every war, disagreement, or controversy all over the globe...and of course nation build everywhere but in our own country)
The improvements included:
• renovation of 5 hospitals and 6 clinics;
• upgraded 23 schools;
• constructed 3 schools;
• constructed or rehabilitated 26 water systems;
• provided almost 127,000 persons with access to potable water; and
• constructed or replaced over 30 linear kilometers of wastewater pipes.
Of the almost $789 million in assistance provided by the United States to the West Bank and Gaza from ESF appropriations for fiscal years 2010 and 2011, USAID has obligated about $760 million through April 2012, or 96 percent of the appropriations, and expended about $555 million, or 70 percent.
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