Emergency sanitation and shelter assistance for Syrian refugees and affected populations in North and South Lebanon
As part of the international response to the Syrian refugee emergency, this emergency programme consists of 11 WASH and shelter initiatives implemented from November 2012 to December 2020.
The projects improve the living conditions of Syrian refugees in north and south Lebanon and their host Lebanese communities through: increased availability of safe water; improved and adequate sanitation and environmental conditions; better housing conditions.
Infrastructural works of extension/upgrading of drinking water distribution networks, digging of wells, construction of water tanks, supply of pumps and water chlorination systems
Distribution of hygiene kits, water filters and other essentials
Information and awareness campaigns on personal and environmental hygiene and appropriate water use
Distribution of water tanks to households
Environmental sanitation in refugee settlements
Improvement of solid waste and wastewater collection and disposal systems, including construction of septic tanks and management of wastewater services
Installation/upgrading of sanitation facilities
Improvement of shelters for Syrian refugees through direct repair and distribution of materials to families for housing upgrading