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Source: Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA)
20 January 2004



P.O. Box 38712 East Jerusalem
Phone: (972) 2 – 5829962 / 5825853, Fax: (972) 2 – 5825841
ochaopt@un.org, www.ochaopt.org

OCHA Weekly Briefing Notes
Update for oPt (14 - 20 January 2004)
INSIDEINSIDE: Casualties -- Incidents involving ambulances -- Curfew -- House demolition -- Land levelling/confiscation -- Checkpoints/roadblocks/Separation Wall/restrictions on movement -- Access to Schools -- Labour movement to Israel -- Other incidents


1. Casualties

Palestinians: 2 deaths, 34 injured
Israelis:
4 deaths, 10 injured

2. Incidents involving ambulances and medical teams

Denial of access: 1 incident
Delay (40 -- 210 min.):
10 incidents

3. Curfews

Curfews were reported in the following locations: Tulkarm Refugee Camp, Deir Abu Mishal, Beituniya, Jit and al Mawasi Rafah (1 day).

4. House demolitions/Demolition Orders

DATE
LOCATION
Completely Demolished
Partially Demolished
14/01/2004
Rafah
2
1
15/01/2004
Deir al Balah
4
2
15/01/2004
Tulkarm Refugee Camp
2
0
16/01/2004
Rafah
3
0
17/01/2004
Rafah
10 (including a 4-storey building)
0
18/01/2004
Rafah
2
0
19/01/2004
Rafah
0
3
19/01/2004
Yatta
1
0
20/01/2004
Rafah
21 and 1 mosque
14
TOTAL
45 (including a 4-storey building) & 1 mosque
20

5. Land levelling/confiscation


Gaza:

Date
Area
(dunums)
Acres
Crop
17/01/2004Rafah
15
3.75
Green houses with cucumbers and tomatoes.
TOTAL
15
3.75
6. Checkpoints/roadblocks/Separation Wall/restrictions on movement

- Tulkarm/Qalqiliya governorates:



- Nablus/Jenin/Tubas governorates:


- Ramallah/al-Bireh/Beituniya governorates:


- Jerusalem/Jericho governorates:

- Bethlehem/Hebron governorates:

Gaza crossings/checkpoints:

The enclosed areas:
7. Labour movement to Israel

West Bank:
Gaza

8. Other incidents

Tulkarm/Qalqiliya governorates
Nablus/Jenin/Tubas governorates

Ramallah/Al-Bireh/Beituniya governorates:

Hebron/Bethlehem governorates:

Gaza
(Source: OCHA field units, UNRWA, UNSCO, PRCS, MoH, UHHC, Governors’ office, Israeli MoFA & IDF web sites, Al Mizan, PCHR)

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