One Year Report on Demolitions and Seizures in the West Bank, including East Jerusalem
February 18, 2022
Demolitions carried out by Israeli authorities in the West Bank reached a 5-year high. A total of 904 structures were demolished and 1,205 people were displaced in 2021 (including 650 children). This represents a 6% increase in the number of structures demolished and a 20% increase in the people displaced respectively, compared with 2020.
Of the structures targeted in the twelve-month reporting period, 140 structures were funded by the EU or EU Member States (valued at EUR 331,031), representing a 15 and 43 per cent increase compared with 2020 and 2019, respectively