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Deaf in West Bank / Gaza



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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
37,000 Language unknown Islam 1.61 % Unknown No No   

Deaf in West Bank / Gaza

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Introduction / History
In the West Bank, the social stigma of being Deaf is a lot less than it once was. Education has improved for Deaf children and when they learn they learn well. Deaf schools are usually funded by NGOs and charities. More well-trained staff is needed.

There are more opportunities for education for the Deaf in Gaza than in the West Bank. The Mustafa Sadeq School gives free education and travelling help for the Deaf in Gaza.

Opportunities for education in primary and secondary schools are improving but university education and finding work is very difficult for the Deaf. Employment chances are improving however and there are now workshops for the Deaf.

Arabic Sign Language is used in Palestine. Islam is the main religion.

Prayer Points
* Pray that the Deaf in Palestine are well looked after.
* Pray that God gives them dreams and visions leading them to Jesus Christ.

References
http://www.middleeasteye.net/in-depth/features/deaf -palestine-society-more-enlightened-government-policy-1921961406

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Country: West Bank / Gaza
Continent: Asia
Region: Africa, North and Middle East
Persecution Rank:49 (Only top 50 ranked, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
10/40 Window: Yes
   
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People Name in Country: Deaf
People Name General: Deaf
ROP3 Code: 114916
Joshua Project People ID: 19007
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 37,000
Population all Countries: 46,963,000
Least-Reached: Yes
Engagement Status:Unengaged (per Finishing the Task)
   
 
Affinity Bloc: Deaf
People Cluster: Deaf
People Name General: Deaf
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Language
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Primary Language: Language unknown (37,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): Unknown     
Total Languages: 1
   
 
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Islam
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity1.61 %(Evangelical: Data not available)
Ethnic Religions8.50 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
Islam87.69 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small2.20 % 
Unknown0.00 % 
Christianity Segments:
Anglican0.00 %
Independent0.00 %
Protestant0.00 %
Orthodox0.00 %
Other Christian0.00 %
Roman Catholic0.00 %
 
(Evangelicals distributed across Christianity segments)
   
 
Progress Indicators [5]
Progress Scale[6]   Few evangelicals and few who claim to be Christians. Little, if any, history of Christianity.
Least-Reached: Yes
Engagement Status:Unengaged (per Finishing the Task)
GSEC Status:Level 0   No evangelical Christians or churches. No access to major evangelical print, audio, visual, or human resources
 
 
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Bible Portions: Help start a Bible Translation
New Testament: None Reported
Complete Bible: None Reported
 
 
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Deaf in West Bank / Gaza

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