Each month WFP distributes Food Parcels, weighning 42.8kg, and containing mixed rations for a family of five, to newly arrived Syrian Refugees who are awaiting registration with UNHCR. In July 2013 WFP distributed Food Parcels for approximately 39,000 newly arrived Syrian refugees.
Syrian Refugees in Lebanon
Each month WFP distributes Food Vouchers worth US$27 per beneficiary to Syrian Refugees registered with UNHCR. So far in August 2013, WFP distributed approximately US$14m in vouchers to almost 490,000 Syrian refugees.
Protection monitoring and case management, SGBV interventions and child protection. Support to persons with special needs / extremely vulnerable individuals. Direct assistance to identified Extremely Vulnerable Individuals.
Activities include skills training (sewing, hairdressing and beauty therapy, nursing), as well as counseling, psychological support, recreational activities for children, small scale community development projects. Four community centres are now operating in North Lebanon and Bekaa. Moreover, Community Support Projects are implemented in order to help support Lebanese hosting communities and displaced Syrians. DRC supported dispensaries with equipments, constructed playgrounds, provided electric generators and supported agriculture cooperatives.
DRC provides a range of shelter solutions to the current housing crisis facing the refugee and host community populations. Since January 2013, DRC has rehabilitated 27 collective shelters and provided 87 box shelters to individual housing units. DRC also works to rehabilitate host family houses. To respond to the increasing shelter needs in West and Central Bekaa, 158 additional locations for shelter boxes have been identified in that area since January.
As the leading agency on emergency response with newly arrived refugees in Lebanon, DRC assesses and assists
As UNHCR’s largest partner in distribution, DRC provides assistance to up to 200,000 individuals per month through regular
distributions to registered refugees (including winterization up to March 2013). In 2013, DRC has distributed
food vouchers, food parcels, personal hygiene kits, baby kits, blankets, fuel coupons, mattresses and Jerry cans.
SHEILD – MC Project Targeting Syrian Refugees , and Lebanese hosted families .
Assessment and profiling of 892 households of – so far – unregistered refugees - in addition to 392 lebanese hosted families.
Distribution of NFI for new comers unregistered household.
SHEILD – UNHCR Project Targeting Syrian Refugees:
Outreach activities in view of registration. Identification of eligible Syrian cases and referral for UNHCR registration.
Provision of food and non food coupons including hygiene items to registered refugees. (2000 individuals in Nov. and 4000 in Dec.)
Assist households in need for shelter (40 families) as cash for rent assistance.
Enhance the social and economical conditions for Syrian householder refugees through empowering their economical capacity in south Lebanon (Tyre Caza):
1 - the social and economical conditions for prisoners are enhanced and their access to basic services is provided through civil and official entities.
2 - Involving Municipalities and non-governmental organizations engaged in philanthropic work.