Improving Efficiency, Availability and Management of Water Resources in South Lebanon

Districts of Bent Jbeil and Marjayoun, South Lebanon, Lebanon

Project objectives
The project overall objective is to improve the access to basic services for the populations of the Bent Jbeil and Marjayoun districts. The project specific objectives are to improve the efficiency of water distribution networks, while promoting the expansion of clean water supplies for vulnerable populations of Bent Jbeil and Marjayoun districts, as well as to enhance the adequate use of water for economic development by promoting linkages between Municipalities, Local Civil Society and local residents (local communities and displaced populations).

Project Summary    
The project will contribute in increasing the efficiency of water distribution networks, expanding the access to water, and building the local capacities to effectively manage, advocate for, and maintain an improved system at the local, municipal, and district level. 

Activities achieved
Action Contre La Faim is in the preparation phase for the implementation of the project (preparation of the technical dossiers for the engineering consultancies, drafting the tender dossiers, meetings with local stakeholders to plan the activities…)

Total duration of the project
24 Months (from 1st January 2016 till 31st December 2017).

Starting date of the project  
January 1, 2016.

Project Budget
2 444 451 Euros.

Website of the implementing authority

Office address of the project   
Abu Khalil Building, 2nd floor (behind Al Bahr Bakery) 

Contact details of a focal person in the project    
Rui Oliveira, Country Director
Phone number: +96170103089

Isabel Ordonez, Head of Basein  Tyre
Phone number: +96171397986 

Nuria Moreno Martin, Programme Manager