Occupied Territories:Written question - 902757

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Asked on: 10 December 2015
Department for International Development
Occupied Territories
To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what recent assessment she has made of the humanitarian situation in the Occupied Palestinian Territories.
Answered by: Mr Desmond Swayne
Answered on: 16 December 2015

The UN assesses that the situation in the Occupied Palestinian Territories (OPTs) is a protracted protection crisis with humanitarian consequences. According to the UN, Palestinians in the OPTs face a range of serious threats including threats to life, liberty and security, destruction of homes and other property, forced displacement, and restrictions on freedom of movement and access to livelihoods.

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