Khirbet al Marajim

Basic info

Area
district
Community Association
farmer

Resident

Number of Families
15
Names of Families
Bani Menih
Refugees
not refugee

Spatial/Building

Land Ownership
lease
Planning
No plan
Structure Type
  • concrete
  • stone

Infrastructure/Services

Access to Community
private vehicle
Access to Community - details
In 2010 a road was paved connecting the community with Duma
Water Access
water tank
Electric Connection - details
Receive electricity through a connection to Duma since 2012
Health Care
clinic in distant town/village
Location of Services
Aqraba

Education

Kindergarten
No
Location of School #1
Aqraba
general description [school #1]
  • boys
  • girls
  • Primary school
  • Middle school
  • High School
Distances to schools [school #1]
more than 5001 meters
Time to schools [school #1]
31 minutes - 1 hour
Travel to school [school #1]
private car
Accessibility to school [school #1]
6

History

History
Originally from Talpiot

livelihood

Seasonal Movement
no
Seasonal Movement - details
There is no seasonal movement but among the families that live there, 10 live there all the time and 5 only come there during the weekend
Community Initiatives
no Initiatives
Other Occupation
shepherding
Main Occupation
shepherding
General Livelihood - details
The community sells cheese and other dairy products in Talpiot and in Duma. They have some agriculture lands but these are used to feed the community, not as produce.

Threats and obstacles

Threats and Obstacles
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settler violence
Threats and Obstacles - details
They are not allowed to go with their sheep to graze in the areas above the road (since the settlement is on the other side), only below which is very steep. If they cross the road, they are reported to the IDF by the settlers of Keida settlement, which at times, according to the community, leads to the children being arrested.
Number of Demolition Orders
12
Number of Demolitions
5
Demolitions - details
A demolition order is pending since 2004. According to the community, at least until 2015, it has not been executed and no demolitions took place.
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Khirbet al Marajim

Central West Bank, south of Duma