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UNHCR Lebanon Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Update March 2014

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March developments

 3000 people in collective centres in Khirbet Daoud (Akkar), received better water supplies through Concern Worldwide. Refugees and surrounding host communities benefited. In addition, 500 refugees in Mashta Hassan (Qobayat) benefited from piping networks that Concern Worldwide supplied to provide access to safe drinking water.

 CISP installed two pumps for Batroun thus providing water to 70,000 people (67,000 are host communities and 3,000 Syrian refugees).

 260 refugees can access safe water after PU-AMI has set up a portable water network in Darb El-Sim in South Lebanon

 Following heavy rains, ACF and Concern Worldwide improved drainage and sanitary conditions for 1500 refugees living in informal tented settlements in El Mouhajirin in Arsal and Qobayat.

 In Mount Lebanon, CHF carried out water quality testing to ensure clean drinking water for children in 46 schools, and distributed water filters to 200 families to be able to access clean drinking water.

 32,200 people received UNHCR distributed hygiene and baby kits, water tanks, water filters and other sanitation facilities.