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OFFICE FOR THE COORDINATION OF HUMANITARIAN AFFAIRS

@inproceedings{Nations2000OFFICEFT,
  title={OFFICE FOR THE COORDINATION OF HUMANITARIAN AFFAIRS},
  author={United Nations},
  year={2000}
}
During the first quarter of 2008, Israeli authorities demolished 124 structures due to a lack of permits. In 2007, 208 Palestinian-owned structures have been demolished under the same circumstances. Sixty-one of the demolished structures were residential and led to the displacement of 435 Palestinians, including at least 135 children. Most of these demolitions occurred in the Jordan Valley and South Hebron areas. This trend, however, was discontinued in the following two months (as of 20 May… 

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