Israeli village demolition leaves Palestinian families homeless

With practically no shelter from the winter weather, she held tightly to her youngest granddaughter, three-month-old Manar, who is also the youngest newborn in the community.

As the cold wind intensified and storms approached, the pair could do nothing but wait for a new tent to be erected.

On 1 February, the Israeli army demolished and confiscated a number of homes and tents in the Bedouin community, which lies in the occupied West Bank’s northern Jordan Valley.

Eleven Palestinian families, consisting of close to 80 individuals including more than 40 children, were displaced, and they no longer have a home or safe shelter this winter.

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