The exchange rate hit an all-time low against foreign currencies this week, which will drive many further into poverty, economists say.
The funds will be awarded immediately to start the reconstruction of Zinjibar and Khanfar districts, whose infrastructure was largely destroyed by al-Qaeda.
The new port in Jounieh is expected to boost tourism when it is completed, as it will be able to accommodate large cruise ships.
Residents blame the Houthis for the shortage of domestic gas canisters at designated sales points and high prices on the black market.
Economic and humanitarian conditions have deteriorated during the first half of 2017, with 85% of the population now living in poverty.
Tourism has picked up at Egypt's ancient sites and Red Sea resorts, merchants and tourism officials say, but there is still a long way to go.
The Zaatari employment centre will help Syrian refugees secure jobs by helping them obtain work permits and aiding their job search.
Lebanon is contending with rising public debt, effects of the Syrian war, weak economic growth, and other challenges.
Financial experts tell Al-Mashareq the Central Bank's decision to float the rate of exchange could trigger worse economic conditions.
Developers and contractors interested in taking part in reconstruction efforts in Syria convened in Jordan to discuss the priorities.