Beddawi refugee camp

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Beddawi camp is a second camp in north Lebanon. It is located in the high region which is in front of Tripoli city. It has two entrances, one southward from the Al-qobi region and the other northward from Beddawi city. It was established in 1955 in 1 km2. It is 120m above sea level and about 5 km north of Tripoli city.

Sectors[edit]

The camp is divided into four sectors:

Sector A[edit]

This contains 30% of the occupants. Most of them are from Safad region, Shafaamer, Nahf, Safouri, Yafa, Yafa badoun, Al-Ghabisiyya, Al-Safsf.

Sector B[edit]

This contains 20% of the occupants. Most of them are from, Safad region, Al-Safsf, Sohmata, Al- Brwih, Hayfa, Al- Bozih, Jahoula, Al- Naami.

Sector C[edit]

This contains 30% of the occupants. Most of them are from, Safad region, Al- Bozih, Safouri, Hayfa region, Yafa, Khalesah.

Sector D[edit]

This contains 20%, distributed among 3 regions:

  • PLO region: they are living in temporary houses and the occupants of these houses are displaced from Tel El- Zaater camp and south of Lebanon (Muhajarine).
  • School region: they are from the same PLO region but the UNRWA has built new houses for them instead of temporary houses.
  • Abo Naem buildings: they are living here for a temporary period because these buildings have an owner.

Other occupants[edit]

In Beddawi camp there are some people without identity or registration. They came in 1967 from West Bank, Gaza, Jordan, Egypt, Iraq.

Link[edit]

Beddawi camp, articles from UNRWA