Impact of housing conditions on the health of the people at al-Ama'ri refugee camp in the West Bank of Palestine.

@article{AlKhatib2003ImpactOH,
  title={Impact of housing conditions on the health of the people at al-Ama'ri refugee camp in the West Bank of Palestine.},
  author={Issam A Al-Khatib and Ahmad Ju'ba and Nadine Kamal and Nihad Hamed and Nuha Hmeidan and Salwa Massad},
  journal={International journal of environmental health research},
  year={2003},
  volume={13 4},
  pages={315-26}
}
Al-Ama'ri camp is situated to the south of Ramallah city in the West Bank of Palestine. It is densely populated, with a total population of 4046, divided into 760 households, on a surface area of 93 dunums (93000 m(2)). In this research, the relationship between the housing conditions at Ama'ri camp and the prevalence and incidence rates of upper respiratory tract diseases has been studied. The diseases and symptoms most encountered in winter, and those include: common cold, cough, pharyngitis… CONTINUE READING