Muhajarin Beddawi

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This gathering was originally built as temporary shelters along the southern perimeter of the Beddawi refugee camp. It hosts around 320 dwellers, most of whom are Palestinian refugees from Lebanon.

 
Gathering Name
 
 
Muhajarin Beddawi
 
 
 
Year Established
 
 
1982
 
 
 
Location
 
 
Along the southern perimeter of the Beddawi Refugee Camp in North Lebanon
 
 
 
Municipality
 
 
Beddawi
 
 
 
Estimated Population
 
 

315 (2017)

Palestinian refugees from Lebanon (PRL)
275
Palestinian refugees from Syria (PRS)
23
Syrian refugees from Syria (SRS)
10
Lebanese
7
Others
0
87% Palestinian refugees from Lebanon (PRL) 87% PRL
7% Palestinian refugees from Syria (PRS)
3% Syrian refugees from Syria (SRS)
2% Lebanese
0% Others
 
 
 
Housing
 
 
Originally built as temporary shelters; mostly single-story units along two rows of narrow streets; many houses have corrugated iron roofs
 
 
 
Water & Sanitation
 
 
Water network connected to a well in Beddawi Camp; sewage network connected to the camps’; solid waste is manually collected by an employee
 
 
 
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
Shelter
Need
Shelter rehabilitation
Priority
medium
Sector
Need
Livelihood
Need
Income generation; support to fishermen
Priority
high
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
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