How physical conditions in Israel’s unrecognised villages affect children’s health

Thousands of young children are growing up in ‘unrecognised villages’ in Arab Bedouin communities in the south of Israel. This article explores what ‘unrecognised’ status means, and its implications for the health of young children.

Amny Athamny, Health Promotion Director, AJEEC-NISPED, Beer Sheva, Israel