Post-War Reconstruction Lebanon

Location | Districts Of Sour, Bint Jbeil And Jabal Amel, Lebanon

Service | Post-war Reconstruction, Capacity Building


Year | 2010

Lead Consultant | Jala Makhzoumi, Project Principal Investigator

Project Team | Abdul Rahman Zahzah, National Expert for Reconstruction | Munira Khayyat, National Expert for community capacity building | Eman Amro, Reconstruction Observatory | Leila Solh, Community Capacity Building

An integrated Approach to Respond to Shelter Recovery in Southern Lebanon

Responding to the massive destruction following the 2006 war in Lebanon, the project aims to strengthen the capacity of local authorities’ to be self-sufficient and play a leading role in planning for shelter and quality living environment in 21 villages and towns in southern Lebanon. The project team focused on establishing and training Regional Technical Offices (RTOs) that serve the Union of Municipalities (UoM) for the District of Sour, Bint Jbeil and Jabal Amel. With technical input from UN-HABITAT project team worked to equip RTOs with technical expertise and management skills that would enable rebuilding as well as capacity building of affected homeowners to manage reconstruction