|08 June 2011|
Statistics showing the number of people displaced and affected by demolitions in Area C of the West Bank and East Jerusalem on a monthly basis since the start of 2011.
|08 June 2011|
The Israeli practice of demolitions of homes, basic infrastructure and sources of livelihoods continues to devastate Palestinian families and communities in East Jerusalem and the 60 per cent of the West Bank controlled by Israel, known as Area C. Many of the people affected already live in poverty, and demolitions are a leading cause of their ongoing displacement and dispossession in the West Bank.
|300 kites fly in the skies of Al Walaja|
|21 May 2011|
Today, UNRWA’s psycho-social community project culminated in an epic kite-flying event held in the village of Al Walaja. As part of the event, students from local UNRWA schools flew 300 kites and filled the sky above the village – which is threaten by the construction of the West Bank Barrier – with colour.
|Worrying increase in home demolitions|
|21 March 2011|
The latest numbers from the United Nations show a two-fold increase in the number of Palestinian homes and agricultural buildings destroyed by Israel this year, causing concern among officials.
|UNRWA condemns demolition of Bedouin homes and school in West Bank|
|14 January 2011|
Filippo Grandi, the Commissioner-General of UNRWA, today condemned the demolition of homes, and partial demolition of a school, by the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) on 12 January in the Bedouin herding community of Dkaika, in the West Bank.
|UNRWA condemns Jerusalem home demolitions and assists affected families|
|23 December 2010|
UNRWA’s West Bank Field Director, Barbara Shenstone, today condemned the demolition of two refugee homes in East Jerusalem.
|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.
|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: 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.
|Jerusalem: City of Dispossession|
|10 December 2009|
Full text of speech delivered on the occasion of the last official visit to Jerusalem by Karen AbuZayd, Commissioner General of UNRWA and on International Human Rights Day