The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said that on February 16, the Israeli Civil Administration (ICA) confiscated five donor-funded livelihood tents in the Hamsa Bekaa region, in the north of the country. Jordan Valley, where tents have been assembled to provide shelter for residents.

Over the first weeks of February, 62 buildings were demolished in three incidents, displacing 60 people, including 35 children, now putting them at risk of forcible transfer.

On February 12, Palestinians gathered in the Hamsa Bekaa area to express their solidarity with the residents of that area, which eventually led to clashes with the Israeli occupation forces, which resulted in 30 injuries as a result of inhaling tear gas.
He also mentioned that the main needs of the displaced population are protection and adequate shelter.

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"Due to the heavy military presence and fear of further confiscation or interception of aid, other partners have also chosen to provide assistance in the surrounding areas, which members of the Hamsat Bekaa community can access ".

Since the beginning of 2021, the Israeli authorities have demolished, confiscated, or forced people to demolish at least 197 Palestinian-owned structures, including 77 donor-funded structures, resulting in the displacement of more than 280 people, including about 150 children.

"This represents a 200 percent increase in the targeted structures and a more than 500 percent increase in the target donor-funded structures, compared to the same period in 2020," the report states.

The humanitarian field team continues to assess the needs of the displaced population, to prevent further confiscations and put the population at greater risk, the support of the international community is crucial.