Daouk

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Description
Overview
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Established in 1948, this gathering is located in the Sabra area in Beirut and consists of single- and multi-storied buildings lined up in narrow streets. Population is estimated at over 2,000.

 
Gathering Name
 
 
Daouk
 
 
 
Year Established
 
 
1948
 
 
 
Location
 
 
Tariq Jdide / Sabra area in Beirut
 
 
 
Municipality
 
 
Beirut
 
 
 
Estimated Population
 
 

2,355 (2013)

Palestinian refugees from Lebanon (PRL)
1,730
Syrian refugees from Syria (SRS)
350
Lebanese
175
Others
85
Palestinian refugees from Syria (PRS)
15
73% Palestinian refugees from Lebanon (PRL) 73% PRL
15% Syrian refugees from Syria (SRS) 15% SRS
7% Lebanese
4% Others
1% Palestinian refugees from Syria (PRS)
 
 
 
Housing
 
 
Three hundred single- and multi-story buildings lining very narrow streets in poor condition
 
 
 
Water & Sanitation
 
 
Residents access water from community and private wells as well as a municipal main line; sewage connected to municipal network; solid waste is manually collected daily by private employees
 
 
 
Access to Education
 
 
UNRWA schools outside the gathering in Al-Dana for primary and intermediate education; UNRWA secondary school in Bir Hassan; kindergartens in Sabra.
 
 
 
Access to Health

 

 
 
UNRWA clinics in Shatila Camp and Bir Hassan; Haifa Hospital (public) in Burj El-Barajneh Camp
 
 
 
Community Organizations
 
 
None within the gathering
 
 
Sector
Need
Priority
Sector
Need
Water
Need
Connection to adequate source due to salination
Priority
high
Sector
Need
Electricity
Need
Rehabilitation of network and installation of circuit breakers
Priority
high
Sector
Need
Shelter
Need
Shelter rehabilitation
Priority
high
Sector
Need
Livelihood
Need
Income generation; recreational activities; protection
Priority
high
Sector
Need
Education
Need
After-school support
Priority
medium
Sector
Intervention
Organization
Status
Sector
need
Hygiene
Intervention
WASH friendly school training
Organization
UNDP
UNDP
75
Status

Completed in 2017

Additional Info :
Training of UNRWA school health educators in the North, Beirut, Bekaa, Saida and Tyre on WASH friendly schools toolkit created by UNDP + support in celebrating WASH occasions in schools in coordination with UNRWA
 
Sector
need
Hygiene
Intervention
Distribution of ramadan calendars
Organization
UNDP
UNDP
74
Status

Completed in 2017

Additional Info :
Distribution of Ramadan calendars with hygiene promotion messages in all Palestinian gatherings in Lebanon
 
Sector
need
Hygiene
Intervention
Hygiene household and baby kits
Organization
UNDP
UNDP
71
Status

Completed in 2017

Additional Info :
Periodic distribution of 5,500 hygiene household kits and 1,200 baby kits to PRS households
 
Sector
need
Hygiene
Intervention
Awareness-raising activities
Organization
UNDP
UNDP
70
Status

Completed in 2016

Additional Info :
Organizing awareness-raising activities targeting children, women and youth groups living in the gathering in coordination with PARD local NGO
 
Sector
need
Livelihood
Intervention
Socio-economic support to women
Organization
UNDP
UNDP
69
Status

Completed in 2018

Additional Info :
Providing socio-economic support to up to 170 Lebanese, Syrian and Palestinian underprivileged women living in Sabra area including in Daouk, Said Ghawash and Gaza buildings Palestinian gatherings through Makassed Association. Vocational trainings cover cooking & baking, artisanal handicrafts & works, accessories design & production, beauty services, hairdressing & veil fitting, and accelerated English courses
 
Sector
need
Livelihood
Intervention
Supporting Palestinian embroidery
Organization
UNDP
UNDP
62
Status

Ongoing

Additional Info :
Supporting the Campaign for the children of Palestine (CCP) Japanese NGO and Inaash local NGO in marketing and selling Palestinian embroidery items made by Palestinian women in Lebanon + training new women on Palestinian embroidery
 
Sector
need
Livelihood
Intervention
Economic empowerment to youth
Organization
UNDP
UNDP
59
Status

Ongoing

Additional Info :
Economic empowerment to 60 youth in Palestinian Gatherings in Beirut  through the Popular Aid for Relief and Development (PARD) local NGO. The programme includes 30 scholarships for nursing assistance, pre-school education and mobile repair + 3 months courses for improved life skills for 30 youth +support to Al Bayader traditional dance troop by providing it with needed equipment
 
Sector
need
Livelihood
Intervention
Rehabilitation of exhibition area and industrial kitchen
Organization
UNDP
UNDP
55
Status

Completed in 2017

Additional Info :
Rehabilitation of an exhibition area & equipping industrial kitchens at Makassed Association to market & sell products created by women who received vocational training supported by UNDP
 
Sector
need
Livelihood
Intervention
Support to Palestinian embroidery training center
Organization
UNDP
UNDP
54
Status

Completed in 2017

Additional Info :
Provision of equipment for Inaash Association training center on Palestinian embroidery in Mar Elias, Beirut
Sector
need
Shelter
Intervention
Providing legal assistance and counseling
Organization
Developmental Action Without Borders (Nabaa)
Developmental Action Without Borders (Nabaa)
48
Status

Ongoing

Additional Info :
Providing legal assistance and counseling to refugees
Sector
need
Hygiene
Intervention
Carrying out hygiene awareness
Organization
Popular Aid for Relief and Development (PARD)
Popular Aid for Relief and Development (PARD)
44
Status

Ongoing

Additional Info :
Carrying out hygiene awareness raising activities, cleaning campaigns and capacity building training
Sector
need
Hygiene
Intervention
Distribution of 2,000 Ramadan calendars
Organization
UNDP
UNDP
39
Status

Completed in 2016

Additional Info :
Distribution of 2,000 Ramadan calendars that promote reducing, recycling and reusing
Sector
need
Hygiene
Intervention
Hygiene household and baby kits
Organization
UNDP
UNDP
38
Status

Completed in 2016

Additional Info :
Periodic distribution of 5,500 hygiene household kits and 1,500 baby kits to PRS households
Sector
need
Hygiene
Intervention
WASH Friendly Schools kit developed
Organization
UNDP
UNDP
37
Status

Completed in 2016

Additional Info :
WASH Friendly Schools kit developed with UNRWA and 17 health educators from all UNRWA schools in North Lebanon trained
Sector
need
Shelter
Intervention
Rehabilitation and WASH equipping
Organization
UNDP
UNDP
20
Status

Completed in 2017

Additional Info :
Rehabilitation and WASH equipping of 31 shelter units and reinforcement & rehabilitation of 1 shelter unit at risk of collapsing in Daouk
Sector
need
Livelihood
Intervention
Vocational training for Palestinian and Lebanese women
Organization
UNDP
UNDP
19
Status

Ongoing

Additional Info :
Vocational training for 55 Palestinian and Lebanese women from Daouk and Tareek Jdide with Makassed Association (food preparation, beauty services and artisanal crafts)
 
Sector
need
Solid waste
Intervention
Recycling art workshops
Organization
UNDP
UNDP
18
Status

Completed in 2016

Additional Info :
Recycling art workshops for 15 women and youth
Sector
need
Hygiene
Intervention
Painting murals with hygiene messages
Organization
UNDP
UNDP
17
Status

Completed in 2016

Additional Info :
Painting murals with hygiene messages in the gathering with children
Sector
need
Solid waste
Intervention
Installation of bins and recycling container
Organization
UNDP
UNDP
16
Status

Completed in 2016

Additional Info :
Community recycling of plastic and tin; installation of bins and recycling container
Sector
need
Water
Intervention
Rehabilitation of water
Organization
UNDP
UNDP
15
Status

Completed in 2016

Additional Info :
Rehabilitation of two water wells used in the gathering
Sector
need
Neighborhood upgrading
Intervention
Implementing components of the Neighborhood Improvement Plan
Organization
UNDP
UNDP
14
Status

Completed in 2016

Additional Info :
Implementing components of the Neighborhood Improvement Plan: Rehabilitation and equipping of community hall; street clean-up and plantation; installation of street lighting; cleaning of gutters and channels
Sector
need
Neighborhood upgrading
Intervention
Establishment and inauguration of Daouk Roof Garden
Organization
UNDP
UNDP
13
Status

Completed in 2016

Additional Info :
Establishment and inauguration of Daouk Roof Garden on the roof of PARD KG
Sector
need
Neighborhood upgrading
Intervention
Neighborhood Improvement Plan
Organization
UNDP
UNDP
12
Status

Completed in 2016

Additional Info :
Developing Neighborhood Improvement Plan with the local community