|European Union and UNRWA highlight partnership at village of Al Walaja|
|21 March 2011|
EU Representative to the occupied Palestinian territory Christian Berger and UNRWA Commissioner-General Filippo Grandi today signed an agreement between the EU and UNRWA worth EUR 40million, during a special visit to the West Bank village of Al Walaja.
|“Animals in a zoo have a bigger cage than one they’re putting our family in”|
|02 March 2011|
Construction has already begun, with a long slash of exposed hillside visible for miles around. For Omar Hajajeh and his family, the bare earth is a sign of their uncertain future.
|West Bank Bedouin invite UN Expert on Minority Rights to visit Area C |
|20 December 2010|
This week, a West Bank Bedouin participated in the UN Forum on Minority Issues in Geneva for the first time. Mohamed Al Korshan called for the recognition of West Bank Bedouin’s rights.
|Summer camp supports Bedouin communities facing demolition threat|
|04 November 2010|
“It’s not easy living here. You never know what will happen tomorrow,” says N. Abu Dahuk, a community play worker at the Jahalin School in the Bedouin community of Khan al Ahmar, in the West Bank. The school is under imminent threat of demolition.
|Gated community: life inside the West Bank Barrier|
|27 July 2010|
The West Bank Barrier snakes around the villages of Biddu, Beit Surik and Beit Ijza, north west of Jerusalem, separating them from four nearby settlements – and much of their land.
|Six years on, Barrier casts shadow over West Bank life|
|09 July 2010|
Six years ago today the International Court of Justice (ICJ) ruled that the construction of the West Bank Barrier breaches international law. However, construction has continued, with 60 per cent of the Barrier’s planned route so far been completed.
|Life on the margins|
|27 May 2010|
For many Palestinians in the West Bank, Israeli measures have severely restricted people’s access to land, jobs and basic services, leaving refugees particularly vulnerable.
|Video: Family struggles in seam zone limbo|
|04 May 2010|
“I want to study to be a doctor,” 10-year-old Sally Mas’ud says, beaming. But Sally’s family live in the West Bank seam zone, between the Green Line and the Barrier, and access restrictions place increasing strains on her education.
|High food insecurity levels among Bedouins, a silent emergency in the West Bank|
|16 April 2010|
A food security and nutrition survey jointly carried out by the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), has found unusually high levels of food insecurity and malnutrition among herder and Bedouin communities living in the Israeli-controlled Area C of the West Bank.
|Video: West Bank Bedouin facing crisis|
|14 April 2010|
The Bedouin community of Um Al Khayr near Hebron lives mere metres away, on the other side of a high wire fence, from the Israeli settlement of Karmel. Though they share a hilltop, life for the residents of these two communities is a world apart.