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Thursday, March 30, 2017
Latest humanitarian statistics from the Holy Land
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¬†Caritas Jerusalem has sent an update of humanitarian trends and figures covering the last six months supplied by the UN. Highlights: There was an increase in the number obstacles restricting freedom of movement in the West Bank 580 as of February 2008. Prior monthly averages of the number of obstacles: 472 in 2005 518 in 2006 552 in 2007 Between 1 January ≠- 11 March 08: 259 Palestinians (43 children) and 14 Israelis (4 children) were killed 767 Palestinians (181 children) and 103 Israelis (5 children) were injured In the West Bank trends show: - Increases in the number of Palestinian structures demolished - Increasing trends in IDF search operations - Increased use of curfews on Palestinian villages In the Gaza Strip, sanitation authorities are dumping 60,000 cubic meters of sewage (20,000 cubic meters raw, 40,000 cubic meters partially treated) into the sea as a result of fuel, electrical and spare parts shortages. To read the full report, copy & paste the following url into your browser:
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