North Jordan Valley, kilometer south of Green Line
Number of Families
Names of Families
Abu Mutawah, Beni Awdah, Abed Al-Razaq
non-official refugee status
The community lived in the village of Tel Amdan, which was declared a closed military zone after in 1967, and their access to it was denied. The Community claims to have the papers that prove ownership on the land.
Land Ownership - details
The Community claims to have the papers that prove ownership on the land.
- tin shack
Access to Community
- water tank
- connection to neighboring village
Water Access - details
The community is connected to nearby communities but the water source is unreliable and cannot support all the families at the same time. Communities members also buy water tanks at a price of 50 NIS per 3 cubits.
Electric Connection - details
Solar panels are insufficient in supporting the entire needs of the community. The solar panels were received from the ministry of energy, An-Najah University, and the World Green Building Council.
clinic in distant town/village
Health Care - details
There are clinics in Ein El-Beida and a hospital in Tubas.
Location of Services
Location of School #1
general description [school #1]
- Primary school
- Middle school
- High School
Distances to schools [school #1]
2001 - 5000 meters
Schools - details
Some students, male and female, continue to higher education
Travel to school [school #1]
Accessibility to school [school #1]
The community was originally established near Ein Al-Saaqut before 1967, but the families' homes were demolished during the 6-Day War and they relocated to their current location.
- taking care of the herd
Threats and obstacles
Threats and Obstacles
- firing zone/closed military zone
- close to settlement
Threats and Obstacles - details
The military zones and surrounding settlements severely restrict the grazing areas. The community reports of instances in which shepherds were detained and taken to the police station for no reason, forcing the shepherd to leave the herds on their own.
Number of Demolition Orders
Number of Demolitions
Demolitions - details
They received demolition orders