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

This publication is a joint UN-HABITAT and UNDP effort to investigate access to basic urban services in the Adjacent Areas (AAs) of Palestinian Refugee Camps in Lebanon. AAs are informal Palestinian gatherings that are located along the boundaries of official Palestinian refugee camps in Lebanon. In terms of access to basic urban services, AAs represent "Grey Areas" since they are denied both public and UNRWA basic urban services, given that the latter are provided within the boundaries of the official camps only. 

World Water Development Report 2019

The United Nations World Water Development Report, Leaving no one behind, launched 19 March 2019 during the 40th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC), and in conjunction to the World Water Day, demonstrates how improvements in water resources management and access to water supply and sanitation services are essential to addressing various social and economic inequities, such that ‘no one is left behind’ when it comes to enjoying the multiple benefits and opportunities that water provides.