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Last verified: Thursday, 24. September 2020 at 07:18 AM

Palestinian Territory Travel Advisory

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Warning Level Icon Please reconsider your need to travel to Palestinian Territory

Local Situation: 3.7 / 5

Please reconsider your need to travel to Palestinian Territory. We detected travel advisories from 3 sources for this specific country.

Regional Situation: 3.6 / 5

Palestinian Territory shares land borders with Jordan and Jordan. For these countries, the individual warning index is 3.6 (Jordan) and 3.5 (Israel).

Current informationen on Covid-19 in Palestinian Territory

There are currently 47,117 officially reported cases of infections with SARS-CoV-2 (or Coronavirus) in Palestinian Territory. As reported by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control this morning (~8:30am CET).

There are currently 317 officially reported deaths related to this disease in Palestinian Territory.

Source: www.ecdc.europa.eu

Advice scoring history for Palestinian Territory

Chart of the risk level over that last 200 days. This is the daily calculated travel risk for Palestinian Territory.

Chart of the number of sources over that last 200 days. This is the daily number of advisory sources (of any rating) that have been active on that day.

Note: Changes happening on the 28th/29th of July 2019 are related to a change in the software and number of sources processed.

Rating Details (single travel warnings)

These are the individual advisories published by other countries about the destination Palestinian Territory from a travellers perspective. The scoring of all messages combined is the foundation for the current rating 3.7 out of 5.0.

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 3 - Travel with high caution.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: Germany

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Palästinensische Gebiete: Reise- und Sicherheitshinweise: Teilreisewarnung. The German government advises againt travelling this country.

Source: https://www.auswaertiges-amt.de/de/ReiseUndSicherheit/palaestinensischegebietesicherheit/203674

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 4 - Reconsider travelling.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: Finland

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Undvik icke nödvändiga resor - Gaza: Undvik alla resor.Gränsområdena mot Gaza, Libanon och Syrien: Undvik onödiga resor.I västra och östra Jerusalem och på Västbanken är det oroligt och det förekommer ofta våldsamheter. Enstaka våldsdåd förekommer i Israel.

Source: https://um.fi/resemeddelande/-/c/PS

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 4 - Reconsider travelling.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: Denmark

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Vi fraråder alle ikke-nødvendige rejser til Palæstina som følge af COVID-19. Det danske repræsentationskontor i Ramallah har de seneste oplysninger om lokale restriktioner i Palæstina. Du bør altid følge de lokale myndigheders anvisninger. Du bør løbende holde dig opdateret om udviklingen i Palæstina via det danske repræsentationskontor i Ramallah, ...

Source: http://um.dk/da/rejse-og-ophold/rejse-til-udlandet/rejsevejledninger/palaestina/

Danger level: 5 - Do not travel.

This is a regional information covering specific areas of Palestinian Territory.

Issued by: Danish government

Coverage: Gazastriben

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Individual rating changes for Palestinian Territory

This is the recent history of individual changes of travel advices that affected the total asessment of Palestinian Territory. Most recent events first.

Changes from March 13th 2020

The total rating for Palestinian Territory changed from 3.0 to 3.7. Here are the influencing details:

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The Finnish government increased their existing warning for Palestinian Territory to 4.0 (of 5.0) from the previous rating of 2.0 (by +2.0).

Changes from March 11th 2020

The total rating for Palestinian Territory changed from 2.7 to 3.0. Here are the influencing details:

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The Danish government increased their existing warning for Palestinian Territory to 4.0 (of 5.0) from the previous rating of 3.0 (by +1.0).

Changes from September 25th 2019

The total rating for Palestinian Territory changed from 0.0 to 0.0. Here are the influencing details:

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The German government issued a new warning for Palestinian Territory with a rating of 3.0.

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The Finnish government issued a new warning for Palestinian Territory with a rating of 2.0.

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The Danish government issued a new warning for Palestinian Territory with a rating of 3.0.

About Palestinian Territory

Palestinian Territory with its capital East Jerusalem is a country in Asia (Western Asia), slightly smaller than Delaware (5,970 km²). The country is located Middle East, west of Jordan, east of Israel. The climate can be described as temperate; temperature and precipitation vary with altitude, warm to hot summers, cool to mild winters. The landscape is mostly rugged dissected upland, some vegetation in west, but barren in east. With a population of about 3.8 million citizens.

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Basic Statistics and Facts

Topic Value
Capital East Jerusalem
Population about 3.8 million
Size 5.970 km²
Size comparable to slightly smaller than Delaware
Common languages Arabic
Currency Shekel (short: ILS)
International phone prefix +970
Internet Top Level Domain .ps
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 2 PS
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 3 PSE
Countrycode: ISO Numeric 275

Environmental problems and natural hazzards

These are problems Palestinian Territory is facing. Environmental issues refer to damages of the nature due to industry and society. Natural hazzards refer to potential dangers originating in nature.

Environmental problems

  • adequacy of freshwater supply
  • sewage treatment

Natural hazzards

  • droughts

Top Industries and Agricultural Products

These are the main product industries and agricultural products of Palestinian Territory. This list indicates what this country is good at producing.

Industries

  1. mother-of-pearl souvenirs
  2. olive-wood carvings
  3. quarrying
  4. small-scale manufacturing
  5. soap
  6. textiles

Agriculture products

  1. beef
  2. citrus fruit
  3. dairy products
  4. olives
  5. vegetables

Imports and Exports

These are the main product categories of imports and exports to and from Palestinian Territory.

Export products

  1. fruit
  2. limestone
  3. olives
  4. stone
  5. vegetables

Import products

  1. chemicals
  2. construction materials
  3. consumer goods
  4. food
  5. petroleum

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the current travel advisory for Palestinian Territory?

Palestinian Territory is currently rated at 3,7 out of a possible 5.0. Collected from 3 official sources. Please reconsider your need to travel to Palestinian Territory.

Is it safe to travel Palestinian Territory in 2020?

The score is rather high (3,7) and you should avoid all non-essential travel to Palestinian Territory. Maybe pick another location.

How many travel advisories do you know for Palestinian Territory?

We currently evaluate 11 official sources each morning. Today, we know of active advisories from 3 individual sources for Palestinian Territory.

What is the current Corona virus situation in Palestinian Territory?

There are currently 47,117 officially reported cases of infections with SARS-CoV-2 (or Coronavirus) in Palestinian Territory. As reported by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control this morning (~8:30am CET). There are currently 317 officially reported deaths related to this disease in Palestinian Territory.

What is the size of Palestinian Territory?

Palestinian Territory has a size of 5,970 km² or 2,305 mi² which is slightly smaller than Delaware.

Common Frequently Asked Questions

For non-country specific questions, please check our global F.A.Q.