The City of Haifa’s Foreign Affairs Department Accessibility Statement

Updated: December 2019.


The City of Haifa’s Foreign Affairs Department strives to ensure that its services are accessible to people with disabilities. The City of Haifa’s Foreign Affairs Department has invested a significant amount of resources to help ensure that its website is made easier to use and more accessible for people with disabilities, with the strong belief that website accessibility efforts assist all users and that every person has the right to live with dignity, equality, comfort and independence.

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The City of Haifa’s Foreign Affairs Department continues its efforts to constantly improve the accessibility of its site and services in the belief that it is our collective moral obligation to allow seamless, accessible and unhindered use also for those of us with disabilities.

In an ongoing effort to continually improve and remediate accessibility issues, we also regularly scan with UserWay's Accessibility Scanner to identify and fix every possible accessibility barrier on our site. Despite our efforts to make all pages and content on fully accessible, some content may not have yet been fully adapted to the strictest accessibility standards. This may be a result of not having found or identified the most appropriate technological solution.

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If you wish to report an accessibility issue, have any questions or need assistance, please contact The City of Haifa’s Foreign Affairs Department Customer Support as follows:

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