Hamshari

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Description
Overview
Needs
Interventions

Located on a hill between Saida and Mieh Mieh village, this gathering was established in 1986 and is home to over 500 people, mainly Palestinian refugees from Lebanon.

 
Gathering Name
 
 
Hamshari
 
 
 
Year Established
 
 
1986
 
 
 
Location
 
 
On a hill between Saida and the Lebanese village of Mieh Mieh in South Lebanon
 
 
 
Municipality
 
 
Mieh Mieh
 
 
 
Estimated Population
 
 

515 (2017)

Palestinian refugees from Lebanon (PRL)
450
Lebanese
40
Palestinian refugees from Syria (PRS)
17
Syrian refugees from Syria (SRS)
5
Others
3
87% Palestinian refugees from Lebanon (PRL) 87% PRL
8% Lebanese
3% Palestinian refugees from Syria (PRS)
1% Syrian refugees from Syria (SRS)
1% Others
 
 
 
Housing
 
 
Mostly single- and double-story concrete units; majority of houses have corrugated iron roofs; poor condition and structural damages
 
 
 
Water & Sanitation
 
 
Access to municipal water; recently connected to municipal sewage network; no solid waste service (dwellers carry waste to nearby municipal containers)
 
 
 
Access to Education
 
 
None within the gathering; UNRWA schools in Ain El-Helwe Camp
 
 
 
Access to Health

 

 
 
Al Hamshari Hospital (PRCS) in the surrounding provides health services for a fee
 
 
 
Community Organizations
 
 
None within the gathering
 
 
Sector
Need
Priority
Sector
Need
Water
Need
Installation of water netwrok
Priority
high
Sector
Need
Neighborhood upgrading
Need
Installation of storm water systems and roads rehabilitation
Priority
high
Sector
Need
Electricity
Need
Rehabilitation of network
Priority
medium
Sector
Need
Shelter
Need
Shleter rehabilitation; legal support
Priority
high
Sector
Need
Education
Need
School transportation
Priority
medium
Sector
Need
Livelihood
Need
Income generation; recretaional activities; protection
Priority
high
Sector
Intervention
Organization
Status
Sector
need
Shelter
Intervention
Rehabilitation and WASH equipping
Organization
UNDP
UNDP
129
Status

Completed in 2017

Additional Info :
Rehabilitation and WASH equipping of 21 shelter units in Hamshari
 
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
Solid waste
Intervention
Solid waste collection
Organization
UNDP
UNDP
85
Status

Completed in 2017

Additional Info :
Provision of solid waste removal truck (pick-up) to Mieh Mieh Municipality
 
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
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
Rehabilitation and WASH equipping
Organization
International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)
International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)
51
Status

Ongoing

Additional Info :
ICRC intervention consists of improving the site by reducing the environmental hazards resulting in lack of solid waste system, construct stairs and install storm water so people have safe and easy access to the gathering especially during the winter.

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