Zarout-Mosque Neighborhood

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This gathering is located to the south of the Chouf town of Jieh and is home to around 250 dwellers, mostly Palestinian refugees based in Lebanon.

 
Gathering Name
 
 
Zarout-Mosque Neighborhood
 
 
 
Year Established
 
 
1976
 
 
 
Location
 
 
In the vicinity of Al-Akawi mosque to the south of Jieh in Chouf, Mount-Lebanon
 
 
 
Municipality
 
 
Jieh
 
 
 
Estimated Population
 
 

252 (2017)

Palestinian refugees from Lebanon (PRL)
214
Palestinian refugees from Syria (PRS)
19
Syrian refugees from Syria (SRS)
11
Lebanese
6
Others
2
85% Palestinian refugees from Lebanon (PRL) 85% PRL
8% Palestinian refugees from Syria (PRS)
4% Syrian refugees from Syria (SRS)
2% Lebanese
1% Others
 
 
 
Housing
 
 
Single-story houses and multi-story buildings with an average of two stories; some buildings fully built of corrugated-iron; in bad condition
 
 
 
Water & Sanitation
 
 
Not connected to any water or sewage networks; water bought and transported to houses; use of sewage tanks; solid waste collection not assigned to any party; residents burn solid waste inside the Locality
 
 
 
Access to Education
 
 
No schools are located within the Locality; UNRWA schools in Sibline for all education levels; Sibline’s public school (primary education); no kindergartens nearby; technical training at UNRWA’s Sibline Training Center (computer, welding, auto mechanics, electrical maintenance, hairdressing)
 
 
 
Access to Health

 

 
 
UNRWA clinic in Wadi El-Zeini; Sibline Government Hospital in Sibline; Al-Hamshari Hospital in Saida
 
 
 
Community Organizations
 
 
None within the Locality
 
 
Sector
Need
Priority
Sector
Need
Water
Need
Installation of water network
Priority
high
Additional Info :
Sector
Need
Sewage
Need
Installation of sewage network
Priority
high
Additional Info :
Sector
Need
Neighborhood upgrading
Need
Installation of storm water systems and roads rehabilitation
Priority
high
Additional Info :
Sector
Need
Electricity
Need
Installation of network
Priority
high
Additional Info :
Sector
Need
Solid waste
Need
Provision of containers
Priority
medium
Additional Info :
Sector
Need
Shelter
Need
Shelter rehabilitation
Priority
high
Additional Info :
Sector
Need
Livelihood
Need
Income generation; recreational activities
Priority
high
Additional Info :
Sector
Need
Health
Need
Need for proximate facilities
Priority
medium
Additional Info :
Sector
Need
Education
Need
School transportation or proximate facilities; need for kindergarten facilities
Priority
medium
Additional Info :
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Intervention
Organization
Status
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
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