Saturday, July 04, 2009
House Demolitions from 1967 - 2009
(You can access the different languages from this link)
ICAHD estimates that 24,145 houses have been demolished in the West Bank, East Jerusalem and Gaza since 1967.
4,247 houses, according to the United Nations, were demolished during Operation Cast Lead in Gaza. To see the breakdown by governate and neighborhood, click on one of the following link (pdf format): English
To see recent trends in demolitions, demolition orders issued, and fines in East Jerusalem, please click on of the following link: English
Our research is ongoing to demolitions inside the borders of Israel, the Golan Heights and elsewhere. We will continue to update this page as our research continues.
STATISTICS ON HOUSE DEMOLITIONS (1967-2009)
ICAHD estimates that some 24,145 Palestinian homes have been demolished in the Occupied Territories since 1967, based on information gleaned from the Israeli Ministry of Interior, the Jerusalem Municipality, the Civil Administration, OCHA and other UN sources, Palestinian & Israeli human rights groups, Amnesty
International, Human Rights Watch, our field work and other sources. Last updated on 7 April 2009.
Numbers of demolitions
(please access the above link to obtain a pdf of these figures)