Al Hiba

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Located in the in the Hamshari area in Saida, this gathering was established relatively recently, in 1998. It has a population of around 1,000 people, mainly Palestinian refugees from Lebanon.

 
Gathering Name
 
 
Al Hiba
 
 
 
Year Established
 
 
1998
 
 
 
Location
 
 
West of Ismailieh in the Hamshari region near Saida, South Lebanon
 
 
 
Municipality
 
 
Mieh Mieh
 
 
 
Estimated Population
 
 

995 (2017)

Palestinian refugees from Lebanon (PRL)
928
Palestinian refugees from Syria (PRS)
42
Lebanese
11
Others
8
Syrian refugees from Syria (SRS)
6
93% Palestinian refugees from Lebanon (PRL) 93% PRL
4% Palestinian refugees from Syria (PRS)
1% Lebanese
1% Others
1% Syrian refugees from Syria (SRS)
 
 
 
Housing
 
 
Multi-story buildings with an average of four stories, missed conditions
 
 
 
Water & Sanitation
 
 
Connected to municipal water and sewage networks; water additionally extracted from a community well; damage in sewage network causes sewage flow to nearby Al-Barghouth River; solid waste collection six times a week by municipal trucks
 
 
 
Access to Education
 
 
No schools are located within the Locality; UNRWA schools in Ain El-Helwe Camp for intermediate and secondary education; UNRWA Saida school for primary and intermediate education; closest kindergartens are in Mieh Mieh Camp; technical training at the Norwegian Institute (computer, secretaryship, accounting) and Culture and Science Association (hairdressing, recreational activities)
 
 
 
Access to Health

 

 
 
Al-Hamshari Hospital, Imam Ali dispensary, and Al-Hariri Association (private healthcare providers in Saida)
 
 
 
Community Organizations
 
 
Al-Fajr Club (religious and sport activities); Palestinian Club (sport activities)
 
 
Sector
Need
Priority
Sector
Need
Water
Need
Rehabilitation of water network; repair of community wells
Priority
low
Additional Info :
Sector
Need
Sewage
Need
Rehabilitation of sewage network
Priority
high
Additional Info :
Sector
Need
Neighborhood upgrading
Need
Rehabilitation of roads; installation of storm water drainage system; installation of street lights
Priority
medium
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Sector
Need
Shelter
Need
Shelter rehabilitation
Priority
medium
Additional Info :
Sector
Need
Livelihood
Need
Income generation
Priority
high
Additional Info :
Sector
Intervention
Organization
Status
Sector
need
Solid waste
Intervention
Solid waste collection
Organization
UNDP
UNDP
85
Status

Completed in 2017

Additional Info :
Provision of solid waste removal truck (pick-up) to Mieh Mieh Municipality
 
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
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