The Monthly Humanitarian Monitor - occupied Palestinian territory, December 2012

HIGHLIGHTS

● Israel began allowing limited amounts of gravel for commercial use into Gaza, while Egypt authorized the entry of construction materials for a range of Qatar-funded projects.

● Fewer olive trees vandalized by Israeli settlers in 2012 compared to 2011, however access and protection challenges during the olive harvest season remained.

● Multiple Area C projects were approved by the Israeli authorities since 2011, most of which benefit communities in Areas A and B.

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