The Open Library Project
The Open Library Project is an online resource library with readily available reference books, reports, studies, guides and tools, and fact sheets relevant to civil society and civil society organisations’ work in Lebanon.
Dossiers are sub-libraries specific to certain events or themes
Cover Title Publisher(s) Publishing Year Synopsis Dossier Theme
Assessment on Psychosocial Needs of Iraqis Displaced in Jordan and Lebanon International Organization for Migration (IOM) 2008

The Assessment of Psychosocial Needs of Iraqis Displaced in Jordan and Lebanon was conducted between November 2007 and January 2008, with the aim to assess the mental health and psychosocial needs... [read more]

Internally Displaced Population, Mental Health & Psychosocial
Living Conditions among Palestinian refugees in camps in Lebanon Fafo Institute for Applied International Studies 2005

The project aimed at mapping living conditions among Palestinian refugees living in camps in Lebanon or in areas locally called "gatherings". The Palestinian Authority wanted such information in... [read more]

Palestinian Refugees in Lebanon Refugees, Social & Cultural Development
Gaza Private Sector Post-War Status and Needs Private Sector Coordination Council (PSCC) 2009

Israeli forces conducted a major combined military operation in the Gaza Strip for a period of 22 days (December 27, 2008 – January 18, 2009), where “Israeli forces used aerial bombing, tank... [read more]

Recovery & Reconstruction, Trade & Finance
Gaza Strip Two Years Through Siege! Palestine Trade Center (PalTrade) 2009

June 14, 2009 marks the second year of closure of the Gaza Strip for movement of both people and goods. The large majority of these movements are classified under the humanitarian functions with... [read more]

Trade & Finance
The Need for a Post-War Development Strategy in the Gaza Strip - Overview & Analysis of Industrial Damage and Its Grave Consequences Palestinian Federation of Industries (PFI) 2009

This report highlights the post war status of private sector businesses represented in the Palestinian Federation of Industries (PFI) in the Gaza Strip. It attempts to rationalize some of the... [read more]

Recovery & Reconstruction
2010 Municipal Elections in Lebanon - Electoral Systems Options International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) 2010

Municipal elections in Lebanon are scheduled for Spring/Summer 2010. The current electoral system used for electing members of municipal councils is known as the ‘bloc vote’ system, the same as is... [read more]

Needs Assessment of Palestinian Refugees in Gatherings in Lebanon Danish Refugee Council (DRC) 2005

This report is the result of an assessment undertaken by the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) from March 28. to June 27, 2005 in Lebanon. The assessment was supported financially by the European... [read more]

Palestinian Refugees in Lebanon Refugees
Incomplete Entitlement: An Overview of the Living Conditions of Palestinian Refugees Residing Legally in Lebanon but who are Not Registered with the UNRWA-Lebanon Field Office (NRs) Danish Refugee Council (DRC) 2011

This study is designed to explore distinguishing features of Palestinians not registered with UNRWA in terms of their general living conditions, with a focus on access to basic services, and their... [read more]

Palestinian Refugees in Lebanon Refugees
Nahr El-Bared Statistical Report 2009 Lebanon Support 2009

This report aims to provide statistical and analytical tools for the recovery community working in North Lebanon, specifically those working with the Nahr El-Bared displaced and returnee... [read more]

The Nahr El-Bared War Recovery & Reconstruction, Internally Displaced Population
Socio-Economic Assessment in Nahr El-Bared & Beddawi Camps United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) 2008

This report presents the results of a field survey commissioned by UNRWA to the Consultation and Research Institute (CRI). The survey took place during the month of September 2008 and covered 1,... [read more]

The Nahr El-Bared War Recovery & Reconstruction, Social & Cultural Development