Beddawi Camp Surroundings

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This relatively large gathering extends through east and south of Beddawi Camp in North Lebanon, with a population of approximately 2,400. The majority of the population are Palestinian refugees from Lebanon and Syria.

 
Gathering Name
 
 
Beddawi Camp surroundings
 
 
 
Year Established
 
 
1982
 
 
 
Location
 
 
East and South of Beddawi Camp in North Lebanon Neighborhoods: Lebanese Neighborhood, Wadi El-Nahleh, Abou Naeem Buildings, Khalil Al-Rahman
 
 
 
Municipality
 
 
Beddawi
 
 
 
Estimated Population
 
 

2,416 (2017)

Palestinian refugees from Lebanon (PRL)
1,887
Palestinian refugees from Syria (PRS)
412
Lebanese
75
Syrian refugees from Syria (SRS)
35
Others
7
78% Palestinian refugees from Lebanon (PRL) 78% PRL
17% Palestinian refugees from Syria (PRS) 17% PRS
3% Lebanese
1% Syrian refugees from Syria (SRS)
0% Others
 
 
 
Housing
 
 
Multi-story buildings with an average of five floors, except Wadi Al-Nahleh neighborhood (two-floor average) in bad conditions
 
 
 
Water & Sanitation
 
 
Two neighborhoods (Wadi El-Nahleh and Khalil Al-Rahman) are connected to municipal water network while the other two rely on community wells; all neighborhoods are connected to municipal sewage network; daily municipal solid waste collection in Khalil Al-Rahman; private solid waste collection in the other neighborhoods
 
 
 
Access to Education
 
 
UNRWA schools in Beddawi Camp for all education levels; Toyor Al-Jannah and Al-Khalsah kindergartens in Beddawi Camp; technical training at Woman’s Program Association (computer, hairdressing, English language) and UNRWA’s Sibline Training Center (computer, welding, auto mechanics, electrical maintenance, hairdressing)
 
 
 
Access to Health

 

 
 
UNRWA clinic in Beddawi Camp; Palestinian Red Crescent Hospital and Al-Shifaa private dispensary in Beddawi Camp
 
 
 
Community Organizations
 
 
None within the Locality
 
 
Sector
Need
Priority
Sector
Need
Water
Need
Provision of water network and/or wells
Priority
high
Additional Info :
Sector
Need
Sewage
Need
Rehabilitation of sewage network; connecting to exisiting networks
Priority
high
Additional Info :
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Need
Neighborhood upgrading
Need
Road rehabilitation; installation of storm water drainage system; installation of street lights
Priority
medium
Additional Info :
Sector
Need
Solid waste
Need
Provision of additional containers; setting up of waste collection system
Priority
medium
Additional Info :
Sector
Need
Electricity
Need
Provision of transformers; rehabilitation of networks
Priority
high
Additional Info :
Sector
Need
Shelter
Need
Shelter rehabilitation
Priority
high
Additional Info :
Sector
Need
Livelihood
Need
Income generation; recreational activities
Priority
high
Additional Info :
Sector
Need
Health
Need
Improvement of health care services
Priority
medium
Additional Info :
Sector
Need
Shelter
Need
Rehabilitation
Priority
high
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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
WASH rehabilitation & improvements works
Organization
UNDP
UNDP
73
Status

Completed in 2018

Additional Info :
WASH rehabilitation & improvement works in 3 UNRWA schools in Beddawi including toilet facilities and water supply
 
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
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