Academic journal article Jerusalem Quarterly

Greater Jerusalem Access, Movement, and Restrictions in OCHA Maps

Academic journal article Jerusalem Quarterly

Greater Jerusalem Access, Movement, and Restrictions in OCHA Maps

Article excerpt

Since the establishment of the United Nations Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affaire (UNOCHA) in 2002, the office took the responsibility of producing the Atlas for the occupied Palestinian territory. The fifth edition of the Humanitarian Atlas* aims to visualize and depict the humanitarian situation on the ground through a combination of baseline, thematic and closure and access maps. Jerusalem Governorate (whose boundaries are defined by the PA and the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics) and East Jerusalem maps portray the complexity of a series of artificial system and a regime created by the Israeli Authority to restrict the movement of Palestinians.

The two maps also highlight the impact of the Barrier (the so-called separation wall), and Israeli settlements in disrupting the natural contiguity between urban fabrics in the West Bank side of the barrier and those communities in East Jerusalem/on the Israeli side of the barrier. …

Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.