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Investigating Grey Areas: Access to Basic Urban Services in the Adjacent Areas of Palestinian Refugee Camps in Lebanon

Investigating Grey Areas: Access to Basic Urban Services in the Adjacent Areas of Palestinian Refugee Camps in Lebanon
  • United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat). March 2011
  • This report presents results of a research on access to basic urban services in the Adjacent Areas of Palestinian Refugee Camps in Lebanon. The basic urban services covered are in the sectors of: 1) Water Provision; 2) Sewerage; 3) Solid Waste Management; 4) Electricity; and 5) Road Networks. The research looks at access to basic urban services from a governance perspective, focusing on dwellers' strategies and mechanisms; their web of relationships with other public and private stakeholders; and the role played by each stakeholder. It also presents a rapid assessment of the state of basic urban services in the Adjacent Areas and investigates the connections of these services to those in the adjacent camps and the surrounding towns and villages.
  • Main themes: Informal settlements, Refugees, Sanitation, Urban areas, Utility services, Water services, Water supply
  • Main target audience: Community leaders, Decision makers, International organizations, Local governments, Service providers
  • Main purpose: Assessment, Awareness raising, Guidance
  • Type of resource: Rapid assessment, Recommendations, Research study
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Published in 2015