Mankoubin

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This gathering hosts 900 people, the majority of whom are Palestinian refugees from Lebanon. The gathering is located in North Lebanon, in the western perimeter of Beddawi Camp.

 
Gathering Name
 
 
Mankoubin
 
 
 
Year Established
 
 
1982
 
 
 
Location
 
 
Along the western perimeter of the Beddawi Refugee Camp in North Lebanon
 
 
 
Municipality
 
 
Wadi Nahle
 
 
 
Estimated Population
 
 

911 (2017)

Palestinian refugees from Lebanon (PRL)
775
Lebanese
76
Syrian refugees from Syria (SRS)
33
Palestinian refugees from Syria (PRS)
26
Others
1
85% Palestinian refugees from Lebanon (PRL) 85% PRL
8% Lebanese
4% Syrian refugees from Syria (SRS)
3% Palestinian refugees from Syria (PRS)
0% Others
 
 
 
Housing
 
 
Mostly single-story units along an organic network of narrow, unpaved alleys; houses have concrete walls and either concrete or corrugated iron roofs; in poor condition
 
 
 
Water & Sanitation
 
 
Water network connected to community wells; no sewage network; residents collect solid waste and carry it to a point outside the gathering
 
 
 
Access to Education
 
 
UNRWA schools in Beddawi Camp; Al-Karameh School for Orphans (Lebanese) in Beddawi
 
 
 
Access to Health

 

 
 
UNRWA’s clinics in Beddawi Camp
 
 
 
Community Organizations
 
 
None within the gathering
 
 
Sector
Need
Priority
Sector
Need
Water
Need
Need for sustainable pumping system (method) and underground pipes
Priority
high
Sector
Need
Neighborhood upgrading
Need
Installation of storm water systems; roads rehabilitation
Priority
high
Sector
Need
Electricity
Need
Rehabilitation of network and installation of transformer
Priority
high
Sector
Need
Shelter
Need
Shelter rehabilitation; legal support
Priority
high
Sector
Need
Livelihood
Need
Income generation; recreational activities and spaces
Priority
high
Sector
Need
Education
Need
After-school support
Priority
medium
Sector
Intervention
Organization
Status
Sector
need
Shelter
Intervention
Rehabilitation and WASH equipping
Organization
UNDP
UNDP
124
Status

Completed in 2016

Additional Info :
Rehabilitation and WASH equipping of 10 shelter units in Beddawi area
 
Sector
need
Sewage
Intervention
Installation of sewage network
Organization
UNDP
UNDP
118
Status

Completed in 2016

Additional Info :
Installation of sewage network in Mankoubin Palestinian Gathering and surrounding area
 
Sector
need
Water
Intervention
Rehabilitation of well
Organization
UNDP
UNDP
100
Status

Completed in 2017

Additional Info :
Rehabilitation of water well in Mankoubin Palestinian gathering
 
Sector
need
Hygiene
Intervention
Eco-sports tournament in North Lebanon
Organization
UNDP
UNDP
77
Status

Completed in 2017

Additional Info :
Organizing an eco-sports tournament and an eco-sports camp for Lebanese and Palestinian youth from North Lebanon for awareness raising on health/hygiene and environmental conditions in coordination with local NGO Beit Atfal al Soumoud
 
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
Economic empowerment to youth
Organization
UNDP
UNDP
60
Status

Ongoing

Additional Info :
Economic empowerment to 34 youth in Palestinian Gatherings in North Lebanon through the National Institution for Social Care and Vocational Training (Beit atfal al Soumoud) local NGO. The programme includes 14 nursing scholarships for 2017-2018 academic year & 4 months courses for advanced skills in plumbing to 20 youth with basic plumbing skills
 
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
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
Sewage
Intervention
Separating and upgrading sewage and storm water networks
Organization
UNDP
UNDP
26
Status

Completed in 2016

Additional Info :
Separating and upgrading sewage and storm water networks
Sector
need
Hygiene
Intervention
Eco-sports tournament in North Lebanon
Organization
UNDP
UNDP
23
Status

Completed in 2016

Additional Info :
Eco-sports tournament in North Lebanon bringing Lebanese, Palestinian and Syrian refugee youth together
Sector
need
Water
Intervention
Rehabilitation of main water
Organization
UNDP
UNDP
21
Status

Completed in 2016

Additional Info :
Rehabilitation of main water well