Burghlieh

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This gathering was established in 1948 within the town of Burghlieh. It hosts around 400 dwellers, who are mainly Palestinian refugees from Lebanon, followed by a Lebanese minority.

 
Gathering Name
 
 
Burghlieh
 
 
 
Year Established
 
 
1948
 
 
 
Location
 
 
Within the town of Burghlieh in Tyre, South Lebanon
 
 
 
Municipality
 
 
Burghlieh
 
 
 
Estimated Population
 
 

390 (2017)

Palestinian refugees from Lebanon (PRL)
304
Lebanese
68
Palestinian refugees from Syria (PRS)
16
Syrian refugees from Syria (SRS)
2
Others
0
78% Palestinian refugees from Lebanon (PRL) 78% PRL
17% Lebanese 17% Leb
4% Palestinian refugees from Syria (PRS)
1% Syrian refugees from Syria (SRS)
0% Others
 
 
 
Housing
 
 
Single- and double-story buildings generally made of concrete walls and corrugated iron roofs; some in poor condition
 
 
 
Water & Sanitation
 
 
Water from community well; municipal sewage and individual sewage disposal; municipal solid waste collection once to twice a week
 
 
 
Access to Education
 
 
None within the gathering; Public school in Burghlieh twon; UNRWA school in Qasmieh gathering; kindergarten in Qasmieh gathering
 
 
 
Access to Health

 

 
 
None within the gathering; PARD mobile dispensary; UNRWA clinics in Qasmieh gathering and Al-Buss Camp
 
 
 
Community Organizations
 
 
Ajial (social and educational activities); PARD NGO (health)
 
 
Sector
Need
Priority
Sector
Need
Sewage
Need
Extending sewage netwrok to deprived areas
Priority
high
Sector
Need
Neighborhood upgrading
Need
Rehabilitating terrain (ground, walls, handraiks); installing protection along water channel
Priority
high
Sector
Need
Electricity
Need
Rehabilitation of electricity network
Priority
medium
Sector
Need
Shelter
Need
Shleter rehabilitation
Priority
high
Sector
Need
Education
Need
School transportation; need for kindergarten facilities
Priority
medium
Sector
Need
Livelihood
Need
Income generation; recretaional activities
Priority
high
Sector
Intervention
Organization
Status
Sector
need
Water
Intervention
Rehabilitation of well
Organization
UNDP
UNDP
109
Status

Completed in 2016

Additional Info :
Upgrading water well used by dwellers in Burghlieh Palestinian Gathering
 
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
Electricity
Intervention
Rehabilitation of electricity networks
Organization
UNDP
UNDP
64
Status

Completed in 2017

Additional Info :
Rehabilitation of electricity networks in Jal el Baher, Shabriha, Burghlieh, Wasta, Itanieh, Jim Jim and Kfarbadda Palestinian gatherings 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
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
Shelter
Intervention
Rehabilitation and WASH equipping
Organization
International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)
International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)
52
Status

Ongoing

Additional Info :
Rehabilitation of additional shelters for the most vulnerable families in the gatherings following a Socio-Economic and a technical assessments
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
Water
Intervention
Testing of wells and providing chlorination
Organization
Popular Aid for Relief and Development (PARD)
Popular Aid for Relief and Development (PARD)
46
Status

Ongoing

Additional Info :
Testing of wells and providing chlorination when needed
Sector
need
Hygiene
Intervention
hygiene awareness raising activities
Organization
Popular Aid for Relief and Development (PARD)
Popular Aid for Relief and Development (PARD)
45
Status

Ongoing

Additional Info :
Carrying out hygiene awareness raising activities, cleaning campaigns and capacity building training's
Sector
need
Shelter
Intervention
Waterproofing and basic rehabilitation works
Organization
Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)
Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)
43
Status

Ongoing

Additional Info :
Waterproofing and basic rehabilitation works in 160 units
Sector
need
Shelter
Intervention
WASH improvements in shelter units
Organization
International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)
International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)
41
Status

Completed in 2016

Additional Info :
WASH improvements in shelter units
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
Sewage
Intervention
Installation of sewage network
Organization
UNDP
UNDP
10
Status

Completed in 2016

Additional Info :
Installation of 150 meter sewage network