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Encyclopedia > List of Palestinian refugee camps

List of Palestinian refugee camps with current population and year they were established:

  • Lebanon, 12 camps, 225,125 refugees
    • 1955, Beddawi, 15,695
    • 1948, Burj el-Barajneh, 19,526
    • 1955, Burj el-Shemali, 18,134
    • 1956, Dbayeh, 4,223
    • Dikwaneh, destroyed
    • 1948, Ein el-Hilweh, 44,133
    • 1948, El-Buss, 9,840
    • Jisr el-Basha, destroyed
    • 1952, Mar Elias, 1,406
    • 1954, Mieh Mieh, 5,078
    • Nabatieh camp, destroyed in 1973
    • 1949, Nahr el-Bared, 28,358
    • 1963, Rashidieh, 24,679
    • 1949, Shatila, 11,998
    • 1948, Wavel, 7,357
  • Syria, 10 camps, 119,776 refugees
    • 1950, Dera'a, 5,916
    • 1967, Dera'a (Emergency), 5,536
    • 1950, Hama, 7,597
    • 1949, Homs, 13,825
    • 1948, Jaramana, 5,007
    • 1950, Khan Dunoun, 8,603
    • 1949, Khan Eshieh, 15,731
    • 1948, Neirab, 17,994
    • 1967, Qabr Essit, 16,016
    • 1948, Sbeineh, 19,624

Maps

  • Map from UNRWA (http://www.un.org/unrwa/refugees/images/map.jpg)
  • Camps in Lebanon (http://almashriq.hiof.no/lebanon/300/300/307/pal-camps/lebanon-refugee-camps.gif)
  • Camps in the occupied territories (http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/atlas_middle_east/occupied_map.jpg)

External links & References


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Palestinian refugee information - Search.com (2199 words)
Palestinian refugees in Aida Refugee Camp, Bethlehem, 1956.
Palestinians in the West Bank who had regular Jordanian passports were issued these temporary ones upon expiration of their old ones, and entry into Jordan by Palestinians is time-limited and considered for tourism purposes only.
Poverty trap for Palestinian refugees By Alaa Shahine.
Palestinian refugee - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1625 words)
Furthermore, in 1948 and 1949, 46,000-48,000 Palestinians were internally displaced within Israel[5]; including descendants, they number 150,000-200,000 today, and for the most part have yet to recover their confiscated land.
To allow all Palestinian Arabs and their descendants to return home, would mean that Israel would cease to exist as a Jewish state, given the majority of the population would be non-Jewish if all of the refugees were to return.
Palestinians in the West Bank who had regular Jordanian passports were issued these temporary ones upon expiration of their old ones, and entry into Jordan by Palestinians is time-limited and considered for tourism purposes only.
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