Bustan El Quds (Ain Helwe AA)

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A gathering hosting around 1,700 in the north of Ain Helwe Camp. Most of the dwellers are Palestinian refugees from Lebanon.

 
Gathering Name
 
 
Bustan El Quds (Ain Helwe AA)
 
 
 
Year Established
 
 
1982
 
 
 
Location
 
 
North of Ain El-Helwe Camp in Saida, South Lebanon
 
 
 
Municipality
 
 
Saida
 
 
 
Estimated Population
 
 

1,720 (2017)

Palestinian refugees from Lebanon (PRL)
1,381
Palestinian refugees from Syria (PRS)
265
Syrian refugees from Syria (SRS)
58
Lebanese
14
Others
2
80% Palestinian refugees from Lebanon (PRL) 80% PRL
15% Palestinian refugees from Syria (PRS) 15% PRS
3% Syrian refugees from Syria (SRS)
1% Lebanese
0% Others
 
 
 
Housing
 
 
Multi-story concrete buildings densely distributed along narrow roads; poor conditions and prone to conflicts
 
 
 
Water & Sanitation
 
 
Water is sourced from community well; community sewage network; solid waste collected by a privateemployee
 
 
 
Access to Education
 
 
UNRWA schools of Ain El-Helwe Camp
 
 
 
Access to Health

 

 
 
UNRWA clinic of Ain El-Helwe Camp; Al-Aqsa Hospital within the gathering provides health services for a fee; Al Hamshari Hospital (PRCS) in the surrounding
 
 
 
Community Organizations
 
 
None within the gathering
 
 
Sector
Need
Priority
Sector
Need
Shelter
Need
Shelter rehabilitation; replacement of corrugated iron roofs in Ouzu
Priority
high
Additional Info :
Bustan al Kods includes Ouzu Neighbourhood
Sector
Need
Livelihood
Need
Income generation; recreational activities; protection
Priority
high
Additional Info :
Bustan al Kods includes Ouzu Neighbourhood.
Sector
Need
Education
Need
After-school support
Priority
medium
Additional Info :
Bustan al Kods includes Ouzu Neighbourhood.
Sector
Intervention
Organization
Status
Sector
need
Shelter
Intervention
WASH equipping
Organization
UNDP
UNDP
125
Status

Completed in 2016

Additional Info :
Supply and installation of water tanks for Al Moujammaa
 
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
Water
Intervention
Water saving devices installation
Organization
UNDP
UNDP
31
Status

Completed in 2016

Additional Info :
Water saving devices installed in 100 shelters accompanied with awareness raising
Sector
need
Water
Intervention
Installation of booster pump
Organization
UNDP
UNDP
27
Status

Completed in 2016

Additional Info :
Installation of booster pump for water well, rehabilitation of existing network and rehabilitation of Al Moujamma' well