Al Masaken Al Shaabiah

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This small gathering is located to the west of Maachouk gathering in Tyre. It hosts around 180 people, mainly Palestinian refugees from Lebanon.

 
Gathering Name
 
 
Al Masaken Al Shaabiah
 
 
 
Year Established
 
 
1982
 
 
 
Location
 
 
West of Al-Maachouk Gathering in Tyre, South Lebanon
 
 
 
Municipality
 
 
Tyre
 
 
 
Estimated Population
 
 

178 (2017)

Palestinian refugees from Lebanon (PRL)
142
Lebanese
24
Palestinian refugees from Syria (PRS)
8
Syrian refugees from Syria (SRS)
4
Others
0
80% Palestinian refugees from Lebanon (PRL) 80% PRL
13% Lebanese
4% Palestinian refugees from Syria (PRS)
2% Syrian refugees from Syria (SRS)
0% Others
 
 
 
Housing
 
 
Single-story houses and multi-story buildings with an average of three stories; some houses have corrugated iron roofs
 
 
 
Water & Sanitation
 
 
Connected to municipal water and sewage networks; access to private wells; municipal solid waste collection twice a week
 
 
 
Access to Education
 
 
UNRWA’s primary school in Al-Maachouk Gathering is within a walking distance; UNRWA school in Al-Buss Camp for boys up to the intermediate level; public intermediate school within the Locality; no kindergartens; Woman Program Association and Al-Najdeh Association for technical training
 
 
 
Access to Health

 

 
 
UNRWA clinics in adjacent Al-Maachouk Gathering and Al-Buss Camp; Al-Karameh dispensary in Al-Maachouk Gathering provides low-cost general health and nutrition services
 
 
 
Community Organizations
 
 
None in the Locality
 
 
Sector
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Priority
Sector
Need
Shelter
Need
Shelter rehabilitation
Priority
low
Additional Info :
Sector
Need
Livelihood
Need
Income generation
Priority
high
Additional Info :
Sector
Need
Education
Need
Improvement of health care services
Priority
medium
Additional Info :
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Intervention
Organization
Status
Sector
need
Social support
Intervention
Supporting NGO for provision of psycho-social support services
Organization
UNDP
UNDP
78
Status

Completed in 2017

Additional Info :
Supporting local NGO Beit Atfal Al-Soumoud center in Tyre to provide psycho-social support services to PRL and PRS families in Tyre area
 
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
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
Vocational training for Palestinian youth
Organization
UNDP
UNDP
58
Status

Completed in 2017

Additional Info :
Vocational training for Palestinian youth (75 PRL/PRS) in Tyre gatherings and provision of kits for trainees
 

 
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