Urgent Call for Action: Save Jub a-Deeb School at Imminent Risk of Demolition

As of September 2022, there are estimated to be from 22,000-30,000 demolition orders that have been given to Palestinian structures. There are 58 schools (50 in Area C, and 8 in East Jerusalem) serving around 6,550 students and 700 teachers (379 of whom are females), are currently at risk of demolition by Israeli occupying authorities. Increasing changes in Israeli discriminatory planning policies in the form of Israeli Civil Administration (ICA) planning ordinances, military orders, and legislative bills passed since 2018 point to an intensification of restrictions. This continues to cause increasing challenges for humanitarian and development actors in fulfilling humanitarian needs and reaching sustainable development goals in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) especially in the West Bank.

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