Palestinian children walk amidst the rubble of a building
Cairo - Arab Today
International envoys pledged about $5.4 billion in reconstruction aid for the Gaza Strip at a meeting in Egypt on Sunday, Norway's foreign minister said.
"The participants pledged approximately $5.4 billion (4.3 billion euros)," said Boerge Brende, reading out a closing statement at the Cairo conference which Norway co-hosted.
The donors "committed themselves to start disbursing their assistance as soon as possible," Brende said.
The conference aimed at financing the reconstruction of swathes of Gaza destroyed in a July-August war between Israel and Hamas.