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Israel: Palestinians

Question for Department for International Development

UIN 6132, tabled on 8 July 2015

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, if she will take steps to support the residents of the village of Susiya in the West Bank in the event of the village being demolished.

Answered on

13 July 2015

The UK is funding the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) to provide free legal support to Palestinian communities threatened with forced eviction, demolition and displacement and is also providing £1.1 million of technical assistance to support Palestinian villages at risk of demolition action to meet the requirements of the Israeli planning system. The UK will continue to raise concerns about demolitions and displacement with the Government of Israel on a regular basis and at the highest levels.

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