Hammamat al Maleh-al Meiteh

Basic info

Area
district
Community Association
bedouin

Resident

Number of Families
5
Tribe
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Jahalin
Sub-Tribe
Saraya'a
Names of Families
Al Faquir, Zawahreh
Refugees
  • official refugee status
  • non-official refugee status
Refugees Details
UNRWA Cards

Spatial/Building

Land Ownership
lease
Planning
community initiative plan
Structure Type
  • tent
  • tin shack
  • wood

Infrastructure/Services

Access to Community
private vehicle
Water Access - details
The wells provide salt water for the use of herds only. They buy drinking water in tanks.
Electric Connection - details
Only one family managed to buy a solar panel
Health Care
clinic in distant town/village
Health Care - details
The nearest clinic is in Tubas, about 8 km away.
Location of Services
Tubas

Education

Kindergarten
No
Location of School #1
Tayasir
general description [school #1]
  • boys
  • girls
  • Primary school
Distances to schools [school #1]
2001 - 5000 meters
Location of School #2
Tayasir
Time to schools [school #1]
16 - 30 minutes
general description [school #2]
  • boys
  • girls
  • Middle school
Time to schools [school #2]
16 - 30 minutes
Distances to schools [school #2]
2001 - 5000 meters
Location of School #3
Tayasir
Distances to schools [school #3]
2001 - 5000 meters
Time to schools [school #3]
16 - 30 minutes
Schools - details
Bus to school is provided by the PA
Travel to school [school #1]
bus
Travel to school [school #2]
bus
Travel to school [school #3]
bus
Accessibility to school [school #1]
3
Accessibility to school [school #2]
3
Accessibility to school [school #3]
3

History

History
The Bedouin community was expelled from Bir Esbea' (Be'er Sheva) in 1948. They settled originally in Yatta and arrived to this area due to the lack of grazing lands in Yatta.

livelihood

Seasonal Movement
no
Community Initiatives
no Initiatives
Other Occupation
shepherding
Main Occupation
  • shepherding
  • herd without shepherding
Woman's Occupation
  • taking care of the herd
  • taking care of the kids
  • housekeeping
General Livelihood - details
The community owns about 2000 sheep/goats. They market their products in Tubas

Threats and obstacles

Threats and Obstacles
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firing zone/closed military zone
Threats and Obstacles - details
A training zone of the IDF severely restrict grazing areas, and evacuations for military training take place on a regular basis. When receiving the evacuation orders the community moves to the southern side of the road, in the lower area.
Number of Demolition Orders
7
Number of Demolitions
6
Demolitions - details
According to residents, the last demolitions took place in 2012. Most houses have pending demolition orders.
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Hammamat al Maleh-al Meiteh

Northern West Bank, along Road 5799