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Reference : V-P-IL-E-02308
Date : 17/10/2010
Caption : Jordan Valley, Al-Jiftlik village. Children in their one-room house.
Photographer : ROMENZI, Alessio
Confidentiality level : public
Publication restrictions : publication without restrictions
Copyright : ICRC
Description : Source: ICRC website, 26.01.2011

Residents of Al-Jiftlik are reluctant to enlarge their homes of build new houses only to have them demolished.

Since it occupied the valley in 1967, Israel has put in place a range of measures, including stringent restrictions on construction and movement. The measures hamper development, adversely affect livelihoods and generally make life very difficult for Palestinians living close to the 30 Israeli settlements in the valley.

Original material : digital
Resolution : 4256x2832
Orientation : landscape
Colour/B&W : colour