Water infrastructures constructions for rural communities in Akkar district

Akkar District, North Governorate, Lebanon

Project objectives   
The overall objective of the present project is to improve the population’s living conditions affected by the Syrian crisis in the Akkar district. 

Project  Summary 
The project targets Borj El Arab village in Akkar district, suffering from high urgent needs in terms of access to safe water, because there is no existing water supply network. Through this project, a water network will be constructed with the help of the local population. 95% of the houses in the village will be connected to the water supply network, granting the residents access to a good quantity and quality of water. 

Activities achieved

  • A piece of land has been granted by Municipality of Borj El Arab to construct the borehole and water reservoir. 
  • 3 out of 5 tenders have been completed.
  • Design of the new network is ongoing.

Total duration of the project 
2 years. 

Starting date of the project
October 1, 2015.

Project Budget    
1 800 000 Euros.

Website of the implementing authority

Office address of the project
Paragon Building, 3rd Floor
Sassine square,

Contact details of a focal person in the project   
Arnaud Fratani, Shelter and Infrastructure Coordinator 
Phone number: +9613493980