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Welcome To 'Arab al-Fuqara' - عرب الفقراء (الشيخ حلو) (ערב אל-פוקרא)

District of Haifa
Ethnically cleansed days ago


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Picture for 'Arab al-Fuqara' Village - Palestine: : Remaining Houses Of The Village In 1987
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Statistic/Fact Value
Israeli occupation date April 10, 1948
Distance from district center 42 (km) South West of Haifa
Elevation from the sea 25 (meters)
Map location See location number #49 on the map
Israeli military operation Possibly Operation Coastal Clearing
Exodus Cause Expulsion by Jewish troops
Village remains after destruction by Israelis The village has been completely defaced
Ethnically cleansed by Israelis 'Arab al-Fuqara' inhabitants were completely ethnically cleansed.
Land ownership before occupation
Ethnic Group Land Ownership (Dunums)
Arab 15
Jewish 2,513
Public 186
Total 2,714
Land usage in 1945
Land Usage Type Arab (Dunum) Jewish (Dunum)
Area planted w/ citrus 0 575
Irrigated & Plantation 0 25
Planted W/ Cereal 0 900
Built up 0 243
Cultivable 0 1,500
Non-Cultivable 201 770
before occupation
Year Population
1945 310
1948 360
Est. Refugees 1998 2,208
Nearby wadies & rivers 'Arab al-Fuqara' was located nearby Wadi al-Mafjar.
Exculsive jewish colonies on town's lands Currently, the Israeli city of Chadera is occupying village lands.
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Town Today

According to the Palestinian historian Walid Khalidi, the village remaining structures on the village land are:
"There are no landmarks or other signs of the village. "


Display Name Clan/Hamolah Country of Residence
مرام حميد - الرياض, السعودية
عبد السلام الحلو الحلو-النعيمي عسير, السعودية
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