Flash Floods Cause Widespread Damage Across The State Of Palestine
Agricultural areas have been completely destroyed following heavy rains and subsequent floods in the West Bank.
Inside a Tulkarem home that has sustained severe damages following floods that hit the West Bank.
Heaving flooding caused substantial damages in the West Bank and throughout the State of Palestine. WFP has been on the ground in affected communities since Thursday assessing the damage, identifying humanitarian needs, and stepping up relief efforts.
Many homes were completely flooded after days of torrential rains. WFP is supporting the Ministry of Social Affairs and local authorities to provide food assistance to households in need.
Flooding was so massive that even windows were broken by the pressure.
Floods have caused substantial damages to homes, roads and infrastructure in the West Bank.
Residents in Tulkarem cleaning up after days of extensive flooding across the West Bank and the State of Palestine.
Heavy rains and flash floods caused massive destruction across the West Bank and the State of Palestine. Tulkarem, Qalqiliya and Jenin Governorates were worst hit, with as many as 650 homes destroyed, and millions of dollars in damages from lost homes, businesses, electricity, roads and agricultural lands.
Extensive flooding in the State of Palestine