Rula Tabari / ICRC

Life in Nablus amid movement restrictions

Spiraling levels of violence in the West Bank have led to a serious deterioration in the humanitarian situation.
Article 06 February 2023 Israel and the occupied territories

In October 2022, the city of Nablus suffered from one of the longest and most severe periods of movement restrictions many residents have seen in years.

This had a direct impact on vital aspects of their lives, including freedom of movement, livelihood, and access to basic services many need daily to survive.

We spoke to some residents who were affected by the movement restrictions to better understand the challenges they had to face during that difficult time.

Sustaining livelihoods

 Visiting loved ones in places of detention

 Maintaining access to health care services