Fayyad has prepared a 53-page plan for the donors, including detailed damage assessments. For example, fixing war damage to infrastructure and homes would cost $501 million. Fayyad said that with open borders and sufficient aid, reconstruction could begin in six weeks.
He wants most of the aid to be funnelled through his West Bank-based government. He already administers huge sums of foreign aid and has been sending $120 million to Gaza each month for welfare and salaries of Abbas’ former civil servants.