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 population. The information will allow for better assessment of current needs and gaps, which will eventually support the development of appropriate strategies of intervention on both the short and long term.
Recovery & Reconstruction
This report examines variations in wartime experiences and the attitudes of residents in Greater Beirut regarding measures to confront Lebanon’s legacy of political violence. It documents how members of different segments of Lebanese society perceive and talk about issues relating to truth and memory, justice and accountability, reconciliation, and social repair. The study is based on 15 focus group discussions held in different neighbourhoods in Greater Beirut in 2013.
The concept of resilience offers a framework that facilitates cross-institutional and cross-disciplinary dialogue and pushes us to examine systems that influence complex situations. To date, resilience thinking has not been extensively applied to politically-induced emergency situations. UN Development Programme (UNDP) and Mercy Corps conducted research to explore this possibility using Lebanon as a case study. This paper examines the following questions: What does resilience mean in the context of the Syrian crisis in Lebanon?
Politics of Care and Social Responses in the July 2006 War: a Special Focus on Local Faith-Based Organisations
The present paper will examine the politics of care of international and local humanitarian actors, as well as the social responses to their intervention in the southern suburbs of Beirut (Dahiye) during the Israeli shelling in the summer of 2006.
As a service-providing organization, CLMC hopes that this study will translate into action. The statistics and knowledge presented here are intended to provide humanitarian aid actors with the information they need to make data-based decisions and respond to the actual needs of this often forgotten population of refugees. Responding to their needs cannot be done by CLMC alone, but requires a coordinated effort by all those organizations—Lebanese and international—acting in good faith to alleviate the suffering of Syrian refugees present in our country.
The objectives of this assessment are to identify and prioritize environmental impacts caused by the July 2006 war, to propose measures to alleviate those impacts rated as significant, and to recommend opportunities for greening the recovery, reconstruction, and reform process to the extent possible. The report also aims at providing decision makers with a series of practical and integrated action plans to rebuild and restore damaged areas in an environmentally sound manners.
This report includes a comparative analysis of the development of the living conditions between the year 1995 and 2004. This study relies on the 1998 Household survey and indicators published by the United Nations Development Programme and the Ministry of Social Affairs entitled "Households survey in Lebanon"
A booklet highlighting UNDP's prompt response to the environmental disaster that hit the Lebanese coastline resulting from the air strike on the fuel storage tanks of the Jiyeh power plant.
Shedding the lights on UNDP's recovery efforts in South Lebanon and the Southern Suburb of Beirut in the aftermath of the July 2006 aggression, the booklet tackles the recovery initiatives undertaken by UNDP from rubble removal activities to other quick impact initiatives.