A-Tuwani

Basic info

Area
district
Community Association
farmer

Resident

Number of Families
38
Names of Families
Rabe'e , Aamar, Atira, A'dra, Hreini
Farmers Origin/Family
Yatta
Refugees
not refugee

Spatial/Building

Land Ownership
private
Planning
approved plan
Planning - details
Following an objection to the Special Outline Plan for the village the ICA agreed to change the plan. Therefore, a new plan was submitted but didn't received the final authorization yet.
Structure Type
  • tin shack
  • concrete
  • stone
  • caves
Building materials - details
Some caves are still in use

Infrastructure/Services

Access to Community
  • private vehicle
  • public transit
Water Access
authorized connection
Water Access - details
The community has been connected to water after a campaign raised by Bimkom and Acri.
Electric Connection
Health Care
  • mobile clinic in community
  • clinic in distant town/village
Health Care - details
A health center was established by the medical relief center in the community. For more serious cases, the nearest clinic is in Yatta and the nearest hospital is the Governmental Hospital in Hebron
Location of Services
Al Karmel Village and Yatta

Education

Kindergarten
yes
Location of School #1
A-Tuwani
general description [school #1]
  • boys
  • girls
  • Primary school
Distances to schools [school #1]
301 - 1000 meter
Location of School #2
A-Tuwani
Time to schools [school #1]
5 - 15 minutes
general description [school #2]
  • boys
  • girls
  • Middle school
Distances to schools [school #2]
301 - 1000 meter
Location of School #3
A-Tuwani
Distances to schools [school #3]
301 - 1000 meter
Travel to school [school #1]
easy walk
Travel to school [school #2]
easy walk
Travel to school [school #3]
easy walk
Accessibility to school [school #1]
1
Accessibility to school [school #2]
1
Accessibility to school [school #3]
1

History

History
The area belongs to farmers from Yatta. The area served the community as their seaonal grazing area (Izbeh) in the winter and spring, before they settled here permanently.

livelihood

Seasonal Movement
no
Community Initiatives
  • water
  • elec'
  • agriculture
Initiative in the community - details
Rehabilitating Caves, Raising a campaign to cennect A Twani to water.
Other Occupation
  • shepherding
  • daily laborer
  • agriculture
Main Occupation
shepherding
Woman's Occupation
  • taking care of the herd
  • taking care of the kids
  • housekeeping
  • agriculture

Threats and obstacles

Threats and Obstacles
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  • close to settlement
  • settler violence
  • road
Threats and Obstacles - details
Maa'on settlement
Number of Demolition Orders
19
Number of Demolitions
2
Demolitions - details
According to residents, the last demolition took place in 2017- one house was demolished.
Swap Start/End

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South Hebron Hills, close to Road 317