Manater - Abou Samra

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Located near Tripoli castle since 1948, this gathering consists of one-storied housing units with corrugated iron or slate roofs. It hosts around 340 people.

 
Gathering Name
 
 
Manater - Abou Samra
 
 
 
Year Established
 
 
1948
 
 
 
Location
 
 
In the vicinity of Tripoli castle in Tripoli, North Lebanon
 
 
 
Municipality
 
 
Tripoli
 
 
 
Estimated Population
 
 

336 (2017)

Palestinian refugees from Lebanon (PRL)
221
Lebanese
91
Palestinian refugees from Syria (PRS)
17
Syrian refugees from Syria (SRS)
6
Others
1
66% Palestinian refugees from Lebanon (PRL) 66% PRL
27% Lebanese 27% Leb
5% Palestinian refugees from Syria (PRS)
2% Syrian refugees from Syria (SRS)
0% Others
 
 
 
Housing
 
 
Houses and multiple-story buildings with an average of three floors in bad conditions
 
 
 
Water & Sanitation
 
 
Connected to municipal water and sewage networks; municipal solid waste collection daily
 
 
 
Access to Education
 
 
UNRWA schools in Zahriyeh (primary), Al-Mina (intermediate), and Ghorbah (primary and intermediate); multiple kindergartens in Abou Samra; technical training at UNRWA’s Sibline Training Center (computer, welding, auto mechanics, electrical maintenance, hairdressing)
 
 
 
Access to Health

 

 
 
UNRWA clinic in Al-Mina; private dispensaries in Bab El-Ramel and Zahriyeh
 
 
 
Community Organizations
 
 
None within the Locality
 
 
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Priority
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Need
Neighborhood upgrading
Need
Installation of storm water drainage system; paving alleyways
Priority
high
Additional Info :
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Need
Shelter
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Shelter rehabilitation and reconstruction
Priority
high
Additional Info :
Sector
Need
Livelihood
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Income generation; recreational activities
Priority
high
Additional Info :
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Need
Health
Need
Decrease cost or support in covering expenses
Priority
medium
Additional Info :
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Need
Education
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School transportation or proximate facilities
Priority
medium
Additional Info :
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Intervention
Organization
Status
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
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
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