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.

Nahr El-Bared Statistical Report 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 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. The report highlights persistent vulnerabilities, which are not a direct cause of the Nahr El-Bared crisis, but have contributed considerably to the general trend of slow recovery.

Socio-Economic Assessment in Nahr El-Bared & Beddawi Camps

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 1,817 Palestinian households divided into three groups: Beddawi Camp (BC) Residents, households displaced from Nahr El Bared Camp (NBC) as a result of the 2007 conflict, and households who returned to the NBC adjacent area following the 2007 conflict.

أوضاع النساء اللبنانيات المتزوجات من غير لبنانيين

أنجزت الدكتورة فهميّة شرف الدين هذه الدراسة الميدانية التحليليّة، بالتعاون مع برنامج اللأمم المتحدة الإنمائي(مشروع حقوق المر أة اللبنانية وقانون الجنسية) واللجنة الاهلية لمتابعة قضايا المرأة، في 2009. وتهدف هذه الدراسة الى تبيان عدد النساء اللبنانيات المتزوجات من غير لبنانيين و أولادهن و أماكن توزّعهن من وجهة رقمية إحصائية. كما انها تهدف إلى التعرّف على أوضاع النساء الاجتماعية والاقتصادية و أزواجهن وجنسياتهم، وأبرز المشاكل التي تعترض حياة أسرهن وخاصة المشاكل التي تواجه أولادهن.

Mental Health Needs Assessment in Palestinian Refugee Camps, Lebanon

Response International (RI) undertook a comprehensive assessment of mental health needs within the refugee camps and larger “gatherings”. This assessment informed a series of awareness raising workshops for UNRWA managers, field staff and wider population, and identified areas of concern within existing services. This information will be used to plan, and secure the funding for, a mental health training programme for a multidisciplinary group of UNRWA health, education and social care workers, and staff from NGOs with an interest in these issues.

Forgotten Akkar Socio-Economic Reality of the Akkar Region

This study focuses on presenting the socio-economic reality of Akkar. It begins with a situational analysis, including an assessment measuring the impact of the July 2006 and Nahr al-Bared wars on the livelihoods of the people of Akkar. It aims to shed light on the region’s deprived status and major problems, to accelerate discussion on the necessity of developing effective projects to improve the lives of Akkar’s population.

Familial relations and labor market outcomes: the Palestinian refugees in Lebanon

We analyze intra-family support among Palestinians living in Lebanon, using detailed household survey data from the refugee camps and Palestinian communities in Lebanon and latent class analysis technique. The study uncovers five latent classes of familial exchange. Two different theoretical models—the solidarity and reciprocal exchange—are used to examine the link between patterns of assistance and labor market conditions.

Poverty, Growth and Income Distribution in Lebanon

This Country Study is based on a full national report that is the first to draw a profile of poverty in Lebanon based on money-metric poverty measurements of household expenditures. The report provides a comprehensive overview of the characteristics of the poor and estimates the extent of poverty and the degree of inequality in the country. It finds that nearly 28 per cent of the Lebanese population can be considered poor and eight per cent can be considered extremely poor. However, the most important finding of the report is that regional disparities are striking.


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