Al Shalehat

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Located to the south of Al-Ramle Al-Baida in Beirut, this seaside gathering was established in 1976. It is home to 1,300 people, Lebanese and Palestinian and Syrian refugees.

 
Gathering Name
 
 
Al Shalehat
 
 
 
Year Established
 
 
1976
 
 
 
Location
 
 
South of Al-Ramle Al-Baida in Beirut
 
 
 
Municipality
 
 
Ghobeiri
 
 
 
Estimated Population
 
 

1,300 (2015)

Lebanese
650
Palestinian refugees from Lebanon (PRL)
390
Syrian refugees from Syria (SRS)
195
Palestinian refugees from Syria (PRS)
65
Others
0
50% Lebanese 50% Leb
30% Palestinian refugees from Lebanon (PRL) 30% PRL
15% Syrian refugees from Syria (SRS) 15% SRS
5% Palestinian refugees from Syria (PRS)
0% Others
 
 
 
Housing
 
 
Houses two-story high on average in bad condition
 
 
 
Water & Sanitation
 
 
Connected to municipal water network; water extracted from private wells; sewage disposal in the sea; daily municipal solid waste collection
 
 
 
Access to Education
 
 
No schools are located in the Locality; UNRWA schools in Mar Elias (primary and intermediate), Bir Hassan (intermediate and secondary), and Shatila (primary); kindergartens: Ghassan Kanafani in Mar Elias and Al-Aqsa in Shatila; technical training at UNRWA’s Sibline Training Center (computer, welding, auto mechanics, electrical maintenance, hairdressing)
 
 
 
Access to Health

 

 
 
UNRWA clinics in Mar Elias and Bir Hassan; Haifa Hospital (public) in Bourj El-Barajneh Camp
 
 
 
Community Organizations
 
 
None within the Locality
 
 
Sector
Need
Priority
Sector
Need
Water
Need
Installation of main water reservoir with manifolds for residents
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 drainage system
Priority
low
Additional Info :
Sector
Need
Electricity
Need
Rehabilitation of network
Priority
low
Additional Info :
Sector
Need
Shelter
Need
Shelter rehabilitation
Priority
low
Additional Info :
Sector
Need
Livelihood
Need
Income generation; recreational activities; protection
Priority
low
Additional Info :
Sector
Need
Health
Need
Improvement of health care services
Priority
medium
Additional Info :
Sector
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
Socio-economic support to women
Organization
UNDP
UNDP
69
Status

Completed in 2018

Additional Info :
Providing socio-economic support to up to 170 Lebanese, Syrian and Palestinian underprivileged women living in Sabra area including in Daouk, Said Ghawash and Gaza buildings Palestinian gatherings through Makassed Association. Vocational trainings cover cooking & baking, artisanal handicrafts & works, accessories design & production, beauty services, hairdressing & veil fitting, and accelerated English courses
 
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
59
Status

Ongoing

Additional Info :
Economic empowerment to 60 youth in Palestinian Gatherings in Beirut  through the Popular Aid for Relief and Development (PARD) local NGO. The programme includes 30 scholarships for nursing assistance, pre-school education and mobile repair + 3 months courses for improved life skills for 30 youth +support to Al Bayader traditional dance troop by providing it with needed equipment
 
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
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