Al Mirkez

Basic info

Area
district
Community Association
farmer

Resident

Number of Families
16
Names of Families
Hushiyeh, Najajreh, Makhamreh
Farmers Origin/Family
Yatta
Refugees
not refugee

Spatial/Building

Land Ownership
  • private
  • state owned land
Planning
submitted plan
Planning - details
A detailed plan was prepared by IPCC and submitted to ICA in 2017.
Structure Type
  • EU shack
  • concrete
  • caves

Infrastructure/Services

Access to Community
  • private vehicle
  • 4X4 vehicle
Access to Community - details
There is no direct access to the community. they use dirt roads reaching from other communities like Jinba, Bir al-'Idd and Khallet al-Dabea'.
Water Access - details
There are 12 cisterns in the community, in addition they buy 10-15 water tanks yearly for the herds.
Electric Connection
Electric Connection - details
Comet-ME provided solar panels for the community in 2016.
Health Care
  • clinic in neighboring community
  • clinic in distant town/village
Health Care - details
The nearest clinic is in Yatta. The nearest hospitals are in Yatta and Hebron.
The community's clinic was confiscated in 2016.
Location of Services
Yatta and Hebron

Education

Kindergarten
No
Location of School #1
Jinba community
general description [school #1]
  • boys
  • girls
  • Primary school
  • Middle school
Distances to schools [school #1]
301 - 1000 meter
Location of School #2
Al-Fakheet community
Time to schools [school #1]
16 - 30 minutes
general description [school #2]
  • boys
  • girls
  • High school
Time to schools [school #2]
16 - 30 minutes
Distances to schools [school #2]
2001 - 5000 meters
Travel to school [school #1]
difficult walk
Travel to school [school #2]
bus
Accessibility to school [school #1]
6
Accessibility to school [school #2]
5
Accessibility to school - STAFF [school #1]
6
Accessibility to school - STAFF [school #2]
6

History

History
Originally from Yatta, this area used to be their seasonal grazing area (Izbeh) since 1905.

livelihood

Seasonal Movement
yes
Seasonal Movement - details
Between February-June, one family moves to Yatta.
Community Initiatives
no Initiatives
Other Occupation
  • shepherding
  • herd without shepherding
  • daily laborer
  • employed by PA
Main Occupation
  • shepherding
  • herd without shepherding
Woman's Occupation
  • taking care of the herd
  • taking care of the kids
  • housekeeping

Threats and obstacles

Threats and Obstacles
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  • firing zone/closed military zone
  • nature reserve
  • close to settlement
Threats and Obstacles - details
Firing zone 918.
Number of Demolition Orders
23
Number of Demolitions
1
Demolitions - details
According to residents, the last demolition took place in 2.5.2018
Swap Start/End

Al Mirkez man with rubble COMET
Al Mirkez taza
Al Mirkez demolition May 2018 COMET
Al Mirkez demolition May 2018 COMET
Al Mirkez demolition May 2018 COMET

South Hebron Hills - Masafer Yatta