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Household Suvey on Violence Conducted in The Society and at Homes in The Palestinian Camps in Lebanon

Executive summary of a survey conducted by UNICEF. Objectives of the study: - To assess the magnitude of the problem of violence at home, in schools, in institutions and in the neighborhood of camp environment. - To explore violence perpetrated in the domestic sphere which targets women and children and exists as a powerful tool of oppression. - To profile attitudes and practices of violence among target population. - To explore relationship between violence and a set of socioeconomic and demographic correlates.

Living Conditions among Palestinian refugees in camps in Lebanon

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 order to obtain a more complete picture of the conditions under which the refugees were living in the various host countries in the Middle East. The Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS) in Damascus was Fafo's partner on the project and conducted the interviews in the field. The Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) financed the project.

Needs Assessment of Palestinian Refugees in Gatherings in Lebanon

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 Commission’s Humanitarian Aid department (ECHO). The assessment assessed humanitarian and protection needs of Palestinian refugees living in gatherings (non-UNRWA camps) in Lebanon. 56 potential gatherings were visited during the mission, and 17 of these were assessed to fall outside the set criteria, leaving 39 gatherings for further studies.

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)

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 aspirations. The exploratory nature of the study precludes detailed information but focuses on the vulnerabilities and distinguishing features of the study population. Conclusions drawn from the study are based on a synthesis of findings from statistical and qualitative information.

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