The deposed Hamas government would pay financial compensation to Gaza families who have either their house destroyed or its members killed during the Israeli military offensive ended on Sunday, Xinhua reported.
Palestinians drive a cart past the rubbles of buildings destroyed in Israeli military operations in Gaza, on Jan. 22, 2009. The Israeli military attacks on the Gaza Strip have left 1,414 Palestinians dead and 5,500 others wounded.
Taher al-Noono, the government's spokesman told a news conference on Thursday evening held in Gaza that his government will pay 4,000 Euros to each family that has its house completely destroyed.
He added that his government will pay 2,000 Euros to the families that have their house partially destroyed and the house doesn't fit for living, but he refused to talk in detail about the sources of the money.
Seen from the inside of a damaged building, Palestinians look at the Jazeera hotel destroyed in Israeli military operations in Gaza City, Jan. 22, 2009.
Hamas housing ministry had earlier estimated that 4,000 houses were completely destroyed and 20,000 other houses were badly or partially destroyed during the 22-day of the Israeli military offensive on Gaza Strip that ended on Sunday.
Al-Noono also said that Hamas government will pay 1,000 Euros for each Palestinian killed during the offensive, adding that 500 Euros will be paid to each one wounded.
Gaza emergency chief Mo'aweya Hassanein had earlier estimated that around 1,400 Palestinians were killed and 5,500 wounded, almost half of them were civilians including men, women and children.
Al-Noono also said that his government has received confirmation by eight Palestinian factions to form a highest national committee to redevelop the destruction in Gaza Strip after the end of the Israeli offensive.