SOME RESULTS FROM THE UN-EU PARTNERSHIP IN INFRASTRUCTURE
REHABILITATION IN 2009:
Sri Lanka: Roads were rehabilitated, and small sanitation infrastructure was developed and rehabilitated to improve ground water quality. A total of 70,000 people-days of work were created.
Iraq: 200 schools were rehabilitated, benefitting 100,500 students, 62% of whom were girls.
Haiti: After the floods, 16,000 unemployed people participated in communal food-for-work activities repairing and cleaning schools so children could go back to a partly normal life. They also rehabilitated agricultural land, roads and canals to restart agricultural production.
Occupied Palestinian Territory: 30,562 shelters were repaired in Gaza.