UNHCR Lebanon Institutional and Community Support January 2014

from UN High Commissioner for Refugees
Published on 31 Jan 2014 View Original

January developments

  • 42 community support projects (CSPs) were completed in the North (Qobayat), the South, the Bekaa and in Mount Lebanon this month in the areas of education, water, sanitation and solid waste management. Specifically, the projects included: construction of additional classrooms, procurement of IT and laboratory equipment for public schools, garbage trucks, and water reservoirs for municipalities.

  • 290 persons, 60% Lebanese women were empowered through the procurement of equipment to women cooperatives and packaging centre in Bekaa (Rashaya and Deir El Ahmar).

  • Around 60,000 students, 60% Lebanese benefitted from equipment provided to public schools and Social Development Centres in the South (Tebnin), Mount Lebanon (Aley) and the North (Qobayat).