The app allows users to look at different layers and overlays. American Friends of Peace Now says its ”Facts On The Ground” app will let anyone obtain comprehensive information about the settlements and learn what is happening in the West Bank and East Jerusalem. Campaigners against Israeli settlements in the occupied Palestinian territories have created an online and iPhone app that uses mapping technologies to publicise data that has been hidden, inaccessible, or too costly to distribute. It divides the West Bank into areas A, B and C under the 1993 Oslo accords. It uses a Google Earth-type format to display map, satellite, hybrid or terrain images. About 300,000 Israelis live in 120 officially recognised settlements in the West Bank, and 192,000 in settlements in East Jerusalem. Guardian News & Media

  There are 100 unauthorised outposts in the West Bank. ”Our app will update constantly to reflect breaking events such as settlement or outpost construction, outpost removals, Palestinian violence or settler violence, making it a real-time tool that provides context to the ever-changing situation in Israel and the West Bank,” a spokesman for the group said.
The “Facts on the Ground” iPhone app will give information about the settlements in the West Bank and East Jerusalem.