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Halt of Work Notices for Houses and Facilities in Dair Qaddis / Ramallah Governorate

2021-04-05

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Violation: Halt of work notice.

Location: Deir Qaddis village / Ramallah Governorate.

Date: March 11th – April 5th 2021.

Perpetrators: The Building inspector at the Israeli Civil Administration.

Victims: 10 families living in the area.

Description:

Between March and April 2021 , the Israeli Occupation Authorities issued Halt of Work Notices for houses and Facilities at Al-Muhallel area west Deir Qaddis in Ramallah governorate on the pretext of building without a license.

In March 11th 2021, the Israeli Occupation Authorities issued halt of work notices as follows:

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  Notice Number 31125 which targets a sheep breeding Shack

-     Halt of Work and Construction notice (31126): Which targets a Shack built of Zinc (200 m2 ) - one floor , belongs to citizen Fatima Qatousa , and was supposed to be a home for a family of 4 , 2 of them are children.

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And in April 5th 2021, The Occupation Authorities issued 11 halt of work notices, the following table shows detailed information:

Affected Citizen

Family members

Children

Area of the building m2

The targeted structure

Notice number

Photo number

Jalal At-Taweel

5

3

360

3 stores and an under-construction apartment

31149

2

Mahmoud Qatousa

7

2

200

Blacksmith and a metal Shack

30753

3

Ibrahim Qatousa

9

5

400

6 stores

31147

4

Ibrahim Qatousa

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90

Car Wash

31148

5

Mohammed Ghayada

4

2

360

3 stores and an under-construction apartment

30754

6

Hassan Nasser

8

5

200

Sheep Shack

30756

7

‘Awad ‘Awad

8

3

180

residence

30751

8

‘Awad ‘Awad

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380

Stores and an under-construction house

30750

9

Mohammed Nasser

11

4

650

2 shacks used for breeding calves

30755

10

Radi Nasser

6

1

1000

Baton wall

30757

11

Nader Al-Khawaja

7

5

360

residence

30752

12


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Notice 31149

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Photo 2 

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Notice 30753

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Notice 31147

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Notice 31148 

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Photo 5

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Notice 30754

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Notice 30756

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Notice 30751

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Notice 30750

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Notice 30755

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 Notice 30757

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Photo 12


During the past years, the occupation targeted many workshops and businesses at Al-Mhalel area. In numbers, about 44 facilities and businesses were demolished. the targeted businesses provide jobs for tens of families supporters, who lost their sources of income in such a difficult time.

About Deir Qaddis:[1]

Deir Qaddis is located 25 km west Ramallah and bordered by Shabteen (north), Na’alin (west), Kharabtha Bani Harith (east) and Bala’en (south). Deir Qaddis is populated 2452 in 2017, and has a total area of 8,051 dunums , of which 518 are the town’s built up area.

Israeli built illegal colonies “Na’ale” and Nili on the northern area of the town, and “Kiryat Sefer” in the southern area.

The occupation grabbed 2989 dunums of Deir Qaddis lands for the following purposes:

Settlements ate up (2,504) dunums:

Settlement name

Establishment year

Area of confiscated lands

Number of settlers 2018

confiscated lands from Deir Qaddis

Na’ale

1982

418

1871

Part of the settlement

Kiryat Sefer

1991

1,704

74,615

Part of the settlement

Matityahu

1980

13

871

Part of the settlement

Nili

1981

369

1,787

Part of the settlement


2 – Bypass roads number 446 and 463 devoure 355 dunums.

3- The segregation wall is 1,944 m, ate up 194 dunums and blocked 1,816 dunums.

4- Military camps grabbed 130 dunums.

Oslo conventions divided the land as the following:

B area: (643) dunums.

C area: (7,408) dunums.

[1] GIS-LRC



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This report was prepared as part of Secure Palestinian Land & Housing Rights project activities

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