Khirbet ar-Ras al Ahmar

Basic info

Area
district
Community Association
farmer

Resident

Number of Families
16
Names of Families
Odeh, Basharat
Refugees
not enough data

Spatial/Building

Planning
No plan
Structure Type
  • tent
  • tin shack

Infrastructure/Services

Access to Community
private vehicle
Access to Community - details
The road to the village is unpaved and unsuitable for public transport.
Water Access - details
The community buys some of its water in tanks from nearby villages.
Electric Connection
Electric Connection - details
There is not electricity connections. The few generators that are there were privately purchased by some of the inhabitants
Health Care
clinic in neighboring community
Health Care - details
The closest clinic is in Atuof. The closest hospital is the Turkish hospital in Tubas.

Education

Location of School #1
Atouf
general description [school #1]
  • boys
  • girls
  • Primary school
  • Middle school
Location of School #2
Tamun
general description [school #2]
  • boys
  • girls
  • Middle school
  • High school
Schools - details
The area becomes wet and muddy during the winter which prevents the children from accessing their schools.
Travel to school [school #1]
bus
Travel to school [school #2]
bus
Accessibility to school [school #1]
7
Accessibility to school [school #2]
7

History

History
The community first settled in the 70s in a nearby area on the mountain but was forced to move down when the area was announced a closed military zone.

livelihood

Seasonal Movement
yes
Seasonal Movement - details
About half of the families are permanent residents and the other half are not.
Other Occupation
  • shepherding
  • herd without shepherding
  • agriculture
Main Occupation
  • shepherding
  • herd without shepherding
  • agriculture
General Livelihood - details
The community also has agricultural lands, but for the most part the agriculture only supports the herds.

Threats and obstacles

Threats and Obstacles
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  • firing zone/closed military zone
  • close to settlement
Threats and Obstacles - details
The community was forced to move from their original location, which was higher in the mountains, since it was declared a closed military zone. The current, lower, area becomes wet and muddy during the winter which makes grazing difficult and prevents the children from accessing their schools.
Number of Demolition Orders
42
Number of Demolitions
22
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Khirbet ar-Ras al Ahmar

Northeast West Bank, East of Tubas