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Source: Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA)
13 July 2004


OFFICE FOR THE COORDINATION OF HUMANITARIAN AFFAIRS

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 (07 - 13 July 2004)

INSIDEINSIDE: Casualties -- Incidents involving ambulances -- Curfew -- House demolition/Demolition orders/People displaced -- Land levelling/confiscation -- Closures/restrictions on movement -- Water -- Labour movement to Israel -- Other -- Appendix


1. Casualties

Palestinians: 17 deaths, 38 injured
Israelis: 1 death, 38 injured

Sources: OCHA FCU, PRCS, UNRWA, IDF website, Israeli MoFA.

2. Incidents involving ambulances and medical teams

Denial of access: 1 incident
Delay (1 – 5 hours): 5 incidents
Shooting/Damage to Ambulance: 2 incidents
Sources: OCHA FCU, PRCS

3. Curfews
Curfew was reported in the following location:


4. House demolitions/Demolition Orders/People Displaced



Sources: OCHA FCU, UNRWA

5. Land levelling/Confiscation1

West Bank:
Gaza:
Sources: OCHA FCU

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1 4 dunums = 1 acre


6. Closure2/Restrictions on movement

Tulkarm/Qalqiliya/Salfit governorates:
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2 For a reference West Bank checkpoint map please check the following link: http://www.reliefweb.int/hicopt/maps/Closure/mar/checkpoints_march04.pdf


Nablus/Jenin/Tubas governorates: Ramallah/al-Bireh governorate:
Jerusalem/Jericho governorates:
Bethlehem/Hebron governorates:

The enclosed areas in Gaza:
Source OCHA FCUs, UNSCO and UNRWA

7. Water:
8. Labour movement to Israel


9. Other:
06 July: Palestinian youth stoned an IDF patrol in Qalandiya camp and soldiers responded with tear gas, rubber coated metal bullets and live rounds. The firing damaged three windows of the UNRWA basic boys’ school.
12 July: The IDF again closed the road to the municipal garbage site in ‘Abud, Ramallah district, because of work in progress on the water network between Ofarim and Beit Arye settlements.

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