Khallet al-Hajar Fauqa

Basic info

Area
district
Community Association
bedouin

Resident

Number of Families
35
Tribe
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A'zazmeh
Sub-Tribe
Azazmeh, Mohammadine, Abu Shkheidam
Refugees
not enough data

Spatial/Building

Land Ownership
private
Land Ownership - details
The community bought the lands when they arrived, in 1984-5
Planning
No plan
Structure Type
  • tent
  • stone

Infrastructure/Services

Access to Community - details
There are no paved roads which connect the community with the nearby towns and villages, only a long narrow dirt road.
Water Access - details
Water tanks are bought from Hebron, they cost 300 NIS each.
Electric Connection - details
Connected to electricity through Yatta
Health Care
Unknown
Health Care - details
Access to hospitals in cases of emergency or child birth is difficult
Location of Services
Yatta

Education

Location of School #1
Al Buweib
general description [school #1]
  • boys
  • girls
  • Primary school
Location of School #2
Yatta
general description [school #2]
  • boys
  • Middle school
  • High school
Schools - details
As the only high schools in the areas are mixed, the community sends only the boys to high school

History

History
The community was expelled from Be'er Sheva in 1948. They arrived to this area during the 80's.

livelihood

Seasonal Movement
yes
Seasonal Movement - details
In some years part of the community move north for a few weeks during the winter, taking the herds near Ramallah.
Other Occupation
  • shepherding
  • daily laborer
  • employed by PA
  • agriculture
Main Occupation
shepherding

Threats and obstacles

Threats and Obstacles
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  • close to settlement
  • settler violence
Threats and Obstacles - details
Settlements restrict grazing areas. The shepherds and herds also suffer from violence from the settlers, according to the community.
Number of Demolition Orders
22
Number of Demolitions
0
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Khallet al-Hajar Fauqa

South Hebron Hills, west of Road 356