Saddet Tha'la

Basic info

Area
district
Community Association
farmer

Resident

Number of Families
7
Farmers Origin/Family
Yatta
Refugees
not enough data

Spatial/Building

Land Ownership
private
Land Ownership - details
The community owns the land by inheritance as they are originally from Yatta.
Planning
submitted plan
Planning - details
A detailed plan was submitted around 2011-2012 but was rejected
Structure Type
  • tent
  • tin shack
  • cave

Infrastructure/Services

Access to Community
4X4 vehicle
Access to Community - details
An unpaved dirt road leads to the community
Water Access - details
They collect water in the winter, but it is not enough to support the community year-round, so they also buy water in tanks.
Electric Connection
Health Care
clinic in distant town/village
Health Care - details
The closest clinic and hospital are Umm a-Khair hospital in Yatta
Location of Services
Yatta

Education

Kindergarten
Unknown
general description [school #1]
  • boys
  • girls
  • Primary school
  • Middle school
  • High School
Distances to schools [school #1]
2001 - 5000 meters
Schools - details
The school is a 3 km walk in the mountains, with no available transportation
Travel to school [school #1]
difficult walk
Accessibility to school [school #1]
6

livelihood

Seasonal Movement
yes
Seasonal Movement - details
Some members of the community move to Za'atra for three months during the spring
Community Initiatives
Unknown
Other Occupation
  • shepherding
  • herd without shepherding
Main Occupation
  • shepherding
  • herd without shepherding
Woman's Occupation
herd products
General Livelihood - details
The community relies completely on shepherding. They sell wool and dairy products in Yatta and Hebron.
The restrictions on grazing areas imposed by the settlements around, as well the the ongoing drought, forced the community to feed their herds not only through shepherding but also with fodder.
The women produce the dairy and wool products.

Threats and obstacles

Threats and Obstacles
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close to settlement
Threats and Obstacles - details
The nearby settlements restricts their grazing areas. All their services, including health care, are in Yatta, yet there's no public transportation between Yatta and the community.
Number of Demolition Orders
16
Number of Demolitions
5
Demolitions - details
According to residents, in 2013 two houses and a well were demolished.
Swap Start/End

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South Hebron Hills, due south of Um al Kher