Beit Jibrin Camp
Area: West Bank
Size: 0.027 Km2
Population size: 2,408
Population density: 108,000
Established date: 1950
Beit Jibrin refugee camp. © 2015 UNRWA Photo by Dominiek Benoot

Beit Jibrin is the smallest camp in the West Bank in both size and population. It is also one of the most densely populated camps. The camp is sometimes referred to as al-Azza Camp, as many of the residents are members of the Azza family. The camp has one main street, approximately two hundred and fifty metres long, that runs through the entire camp. In addition to the lack of services and overcrowding, Beit Jibrin also su¬ers from insu cient water and sanitation infrastructure.
The camp is located within the Bethlehem municipality and is close to the main checkpoint between Bethlehem and Jerusalem. As Aida camp is only a ten-minute walk away, the two camps are served by the same UNRWA camp services officer, sanitation foreman and social worker. There are no schools or active community-based organizations (CBOs) in Beit Jibrin. Residents instead use the institutions located in Aida.

UNRWA West Bank Public Information Office (March 2015)

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