The Monthly Humanitarian Bulletin | March 2017
Approximately 4,000 displaced families in the Gaza Strip have not been allocated any funding for the reconstruction of their homes. Severe access restrictions place some 2,000 Palestinians in the settlement area of Hebron city at risk of forcible transfer. New measures aimed at revoking the residency rights of family members of perpetrators of attacks in East Jerusalem raise concerns over collective punishment. Outbreak of Foot and Mouth Disease, which affected over 100 livestock farms in the Gaza Strip, has been largely controlled.
- March Overview: March 2017
- Funding gaps increase uncertainty and hardship for internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Gaza
- The isolation of Palestinians in the Israeli-controlled area of Hebron city continues
- Concern about collective punishment: new measures targeting the residency rights of East Jerusalem Palestinians
- Outbreak of animal disease is risk to already weakened livelihoods in the Gaza Strip