Adjacent Area of Nahr El Bared Camp

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Established in 1983, this large gathering is located in North Lebanon. It hosts over 17,000 people, 92% of whom are Palestinian refugees from Lebanon. Some population were displaced during a conflict in the area in 2007.

 
Gathering Name
 
 
Adjacent Area of Nahr el Bared Camp
 
 
 
Year Established
 
 
1983
 
 
 
Location
 
 
Surrounding Nahr El-Bared Camp, in North Lebanon
 
 
 
Municipality
 
 
Muhammara and Bhanine
 
 
 
Estimated Population
 
 

17,303 (2017)

Palestinian refugees from Lebanon (PRL)
15,997
Palestinian refugees from Syria (PRS)
831
Lebanese
261
Syrian refugees from Syria (SRS)
187
Others
27
92% Palestinian refugees from Lebanon (PRL) 92% PRL
5% Palestinian refugees from Syria (PRS)
2% Lebanese
1% Syrian refugees from Syria (SRS)
0% Others
 
 
 
Housing
 
 
Mostly three- and four-story concrete buildings; many buildings still exhibit damage from Nahr El-Bared conflict; some refugees who relocated from Nahr El-Bared Camp live in prefabricated units constructed by UNRWA; others are renting elsewhere
 
 
 
Water & Sanitation
 
 
Water is extracted from community wells; UNRWA-administered emergency sewage network; UNRWA runs solid waste collection service 6 days a week
 
 
 
Access to Education
 
 
UNRWA schools for all education levels; several kindergartens operated by NGOs.
 
 
 
Access to Health

 

 
 
Crescent Hospital and Bilal Bin Rabah dispensary in Al-
 
 
 
Community Organizations
 
 
Beit Atfal Assumoud (social services and vocational training); Association Najdeh (social services); Ghassan Kanafani Cultural Center (cultural activities; kindergarten); Norwegian Refugee Council; several sports clubs
 
 
Sector
Need
Priority
Sector
Need
Water
Need
Upgrading of water networks; installation of additional tank and pumping system
Priority
high
Additional Info :
CDR will issue an infrastructure study.
Sector
Need
Sewage
Need
Upgrading of sewage networks in some areas
Priority
high
Additional Info :
CDR will issue an infrastructure study.
Sector
Need
Neighborhood upgrading
Need
Installation of storm water systems and roads rehabilitation in some areas
Priority
high
Additional Info :
CDR will issue an infrastructure study.
Sector
Need
Electricity
Need
Rehabilitation of network
Priority
medium
Sector
Need
Shelter
Need
Shelter rehabilitation; rent support to some 1,800 HH displaced from NBC
Priority
medium
Sector
Need
Livelihood
Need
Income generation; support to female headed households
Priority
high
Sector
Intervention
Organization
Status
Sector
need
Neighborhood upgrading
Intervention
Cleaning NBCAA river
Organization
UNDP
UNDP
79
Status

Completed in 2016

Additional Info :
Civil works to remove waste from NBC river and avoid flooding in NBC Adjacent 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
Murals & floor paintings
Organization
UNDP
UNDP
76
Status

Completed in 2017

Additional Info :
Murals and floor paintings in Nahr el Bared Camp Adjacent Area (Palestinian gathering) for hygiene awareness raising
 
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
Water
Intervention
Installing water networks
Organization
UNDP
UNDP
25
Status

Completed in 2016

Additional Info :
Installing water networks in 1 neighbourhood
Sector
need
Neighborhood upgrading
Intervention
Installing storm water networks
Organization
UNDP
UNDP
24
Status

Completed in 2016

Additional Info :
Installing storm water networks in 3 neighborhoods
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
Shelter
Intervention
Rehabilitation and WASH equipping
Organization
UNDP
UNDP
22
Status

Completed in 2017

Additional Info :
Rehabilitation and WASH equipping of 46 shelter units in NBC AA