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Jerusalem / West Bank / Gaza Region

Jerusalem / West Bank / Gaza Region

World Vision in the Middle East

Israel and the Palestinian Territories are located in the Middle East. The West Bank sits to the east of Israel, while the Gaza Strip sits to the southwest, bordering Egypt.

World Vision Canada's programs are all located in the West Bank.

See the communities World Vision works with in this region:


 
1. East Hebron Go to Communtiy page 2. West
Jenin
 Go to Communtiy page
3. Central
Nablus
 Go to Communtiy page
4. North
Nablus
 Go to Communtiy page
 
5. East Nablus  Go to Communtiy page 6. Central South Hebron  Go to Communtiy page    
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Jerusalme / West Bank / Gaza Map

Statement from Kevin Jenkins, President and Chief Executive Officer of World Vision International

World Vision is seeking to understand the truth behind the allegations laid against Mohammad El Halabi. World Vision condemns any diversion of funds from any humanitarian organization and strongly condemns any act of terrorism or support for those activities.

Please see World Vision's Media Centre for more information and updates on the situation in Gaza.

FAST FACTS COMPARISON

Country Mortality Rate
Under Age 5
Mortality Rate
Life Expectancy
Life
Expectancy
Safe Water
Access to
Safe Water
Average Income
Average
Income
Schoool Enrollment
School
Enrollment
Literacy
Literacy
Rate
Land Mass
Land
Mass
Population
Population
 
Canada 6/1000 81 Years 100% $76,600 99% 99% 9,984,670 34,300,083
 
Jerusalem / W. Bank / Gaza 22/1000 75 Years 91% $25,740 78% 95% 8,522 4,039,000


Country Challenges Geography & People
  • Over 60% of people in the West Bank live below the poverty line
  • The region's political situation is one of the world’s longest-running, unresolved conflicts
  • 60 percent of people in the Gaza Strip have experienced food insecurity

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