West Bank Barrier Decreases Access to Schools and Health Services

  title={West Bank Barrier Decreases Access to Schools and Health Services},
  author={Dima Mazen Qato and Shannon Doocy and Deborah Tsuchida and P. Gregg Greenough and Gilbert Burnham},
  journal={Prehospital and Disaster Medicine},
  pages={263 - 266}
Abstract Introduction: In 2001, the Israeli government announced the construction of the West Bank barrier. The stated purpose of construction to prevent attacks by Palestinians on Israeli citizens. In a subsequent advisory opinion, the International Court of Justice decided the wall would block access to health care and education, and was “contrary to international law”. Research Focus: The Barrier, with its limited number of gates, has been criticized by humanitarian agencies for limiting… 
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