PA transfers $1.3 billion to Gaza per year, of which $82 million to families of Martyrs, prisoners and wounded
Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida - Feb. 28, 2017

     “[PA] President [Mahmoud Abbas’] Advisor on Strategic Affairs Dr. Husam Zomlot… emphasized that the PA is transferring approximately $1.3 billion a year to the Gaza Strip, most of which goes to covering the salaries that stand at approximately $840 million a year. This is in addition to $100 million for aid to socially poor families, and $82 million for the allowances (mukhassasat) of [the families of] the Martyrs (Shahids), of the prisoners, and of the wounded [in Gaza].”