Baraksat (Ain Helwe AA)

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Description
Overview
Needs
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Located to the northeast of Ain Helwe Camp, this gathering hosts over 3,000 people, mostly Palestinian refugees from Lebanon.

 
Gathering Name
 
 
Baraksat (Ain Helwe AA)
 
 
 
Year Established
 
 
1969
 
 
 
Location
 
 
Northeast of Ain El-Helwe Camp in Saida, South Lebanon
 
 
 
Municipality
 
 
Saida and Mieh Mieh
 
 
 
Estimated Population
 
 

3,207 (2017)

Palestinian refugees from Lebanon (PRL)
2,619
Palestinian refugees from Syria (PRS)
440
Lebanese
99
Syrian refugees from Syria (SRS)
39
Others
10
82% Palestinian refugees from Lebanon (PRL) 82% PRL
14% Palestinian refugees from Syria (PRS)
3% Lebanese
1% Syrian refugees from Syria (SRS)
0% Others
 
 
 
Housing
 
 
Two- to four-story concrete buildings along a combination of crowded main streets and narrow alleys; poor conditions and prone to conflicts
 
 
 
Water & Sanitation
 
 
Water is sourced from community well; community sewage network; solid waste collected by a private employee
 
 
 
Access to Education
 
 
UNRWA schools of Ain El-Helwe Camp
 
 
 
Access to Health

 

 
 
UNRWA clinic of Ain El-Helwe Camp; Al Hamshari Hospital in the surrounding (PRCS)
 
 
 
Community Organizations
 
 
None within the gathering
 
 
Sector
Need
Priority
Sector
Need
Sewage
Need
Upgrading of sewage networks in some areas
Priority
high
Sector
Need
Neighborhood upgrading
Need
Installation of storm water systems and roads rehabilitation
Priority
high
Sector
Need
Solid waste
Need
Developing sustainable scheme for Solid Waste collection
Priority
medium
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
Sewage
Intervention
Installation of sewage network
Organization
UNDP
UNDP
111
Status

Completed in 2016

Additional Info :
Installation of sewage network in Mieh Mieh and area surrounding Ain el Helwe Camp
 
Sector
need
Water
Intervention
Upgrading of well
Organization
UNDP
UNDP
95
Status

Completed in 2016

Additional Info :
Provision of 2 fuel tanks (2000 L) for Deir el Assi water well providing water to Baraksat Palestinian Gathering (Ain el Helwe Adjacent Area) and other parts of Ain el Helwe, in coordination with UNRWA
 
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
Electricity
Intervention
Rehabilitation of electricity networks
Organization
UNDP
UNDP
66
Status

Completed in 2016

Additional Info :
Rehabilitation and upgrading of electricity networks including transformer rooms and transformers in the 8 Adjacent Areas to Ain el Helwe Camp (Sekke, Tawari, Baraksat, Bustan el-Kods, Bustan Abou Jamil, Fadlo Wakim, Hay el-Sohoun, Jabal el-Halib)
 
Sector
need
Electricity
Intervention
Rehabilitation of the electricity network
Organization
UNDP
UNDP
63
Status

Completed in 2017

Additional Info :
Rehabilitation and upgrading of electricity networks including transformers in the 8 Adjacent Areas to Ain el Helwe Camp (Sekke, Tawari, Baraksat, Bustan el-Kods, Bustan Abou Jamil, Fadlo Wakim, Hay el-Sohoun, Jabal el-Halib) in coordination with EDL
 
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
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
Education
Intervention
vocational Training
Organization
Association Najdeh
Association Najdeh
49
Status

Ongoing

Additional Info :
vocational Training
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
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
35
Status

Completed in 2017

Additional Info :
Rehabilitation and WASH equipping of 37 shelter units including 1 emergency burnt shelter in Baraksat
 
Sector
need
Sewage
Intervention
Installation of sewage network
Organization
UNDP
UNDP
33
Status

Completed in 2016

Additional Info :
Installation of 600 meters sewage network
Sector
need
Water
Intervention
Installation and expansion of water network
Organization
UNDP
UNDP
29
Status

Completed in 2016

Additional Info :
Installation and expansion of water network in the gathering
Sector
need
Sewage
Intervention
Replacement of sewage network
Organization
UNDP
UNDP
28
Status

Completed in 2016

Additional Info :
Replacement of sewage network between the gathering and Houkoumi Hospital (200 meters)