Al Farisiya-Ihmayyer

Basic info

Community Association


Number of Families
Names of Families
Der Abu Amar, Debabat
not refugee


Land Ownership
  • private
  • state owned land
Land Ownership - details
The inhabitant own the land and it is in the tabu
  • submitted plan
  • community initiative plan
Planning - details
A detailed plan was submitted but didn't received any advanced phase
Structure Type


Access to Community
  • private vehicle
  • 4X4 vehicle
Access to Community - details
A 4 x 4 vehicle is required to access the community, and on rainy days access is impossible without a tractor.
Water Access
connection to neighboring village
Water Access - details
The community is connected to Ein al-Beida. In the past they also received water from Wadi al-Maleh but the water access was blocked with concrete and the water are now directed towards the surrounding settlements. In 2015 two water tanks were expropriated.
Electric Connection
Electric Connection - details
In 2014 they received solar panels from the council of Al-Maleh but they have stopped working
Health Care
  • mobile clinic in community
  • clinic in neighboring community
Health Care - details
The nearest hospital is Turkish hospital in Tubas. There is also a clinic in Ein El-Beida and a mobile clinic from the PA that provides services twice a week.
Location of Services


Location of School #1
Ein al Beida
general description [school #1]
  • Boys
  • Girls
  • Primary school
  • Middle school
  • High School
Distances to schools [school #1]
2001 - 5000 meters
Schools - details
The school bus is provided by the PA. Some students seek higher education in the universities in Bethlehem, Tubas and Al-Quds al Maftouha.
Travel to school [school #1]
Accessibility to school [school #1]


The community lives in this area since 1972. Before 1967 part of the community lived in Khirbat Samra.


Seasonal Movement
Seasonal Movement - details
The community used to move to Tubas in May and return after the month of Ramadan, but this has stopped since they are afraid that by leaving they will lose their lands.
Community Initiatives
Other Occupation
  • shepherding
  • herd without shepherding
Main Occupation
  • shepherding
  • herd without shepherding
Woman's Occupation
  • taking care of the herd
  • housekeeping
General Livelihood - details
The community relies on their herds for their living. They must buy fodder which costs 400 NIS per year per sheep. They sell their dairy products in Tubas: 15 NIS per kilo directly to consumers or 13 NIS to merchents, who sell the products for 20-25 NIS.

Threats and obstacles

Threats and Obstacles
  • firing zone/closed military zone
  • close to settlement
  • settler violence
Threats and Obstacles - details
The community suffers from harassment from settlers in surrounding settlements, which prevents them from using their grazing areas. According to the community, in the past settlers shot their sheep.
Number of Demolition Orders
Number of Demolitions
Demolitions - details
According to the community, in 2010, 15 houses were demolished. New demolition orders were given. The community has legal representation and an interim order was given, which expired in April of 2015.
Swap Start/End

al farisiya-ihmayyer 2
al farisiya-ihmayyer 1

Northern Jordan Valley, along Road 578