Australian Embassy
Lebanon

Development cooperation

 

 

 

 

The Australian Embassy’s Direct Aid Program (DAP) has now opened for proposals for the fiscal year of 2022-2023 through an online service powered by Smartygrants. The round will be open from 7 July 2022 until 7 August 2022.

To learn about the online application process, please check Help Guide for Applicants (smartygrants.com.au)

To complete the application, please visit https://dap.smartygrants.com.au/Beirut2022

 

Direct Aid Program

 

The Direct Aid Program (DAP) of the Australian Embassy is a flexible, small grants program which focuses on relieving humanitarian hardship and advancing developmental objectives in Lebanon through projects that are consistent with Australia’s international relations and public diplomacy objectives. Each year, the Embassy’s DAP committee assesses proposals for small development projects from individuals, community groups and non-governmental organisations engaged in development activities on a not-for-profit basis.

 

Please check the  2022-2023  DAP full Guidelines and timeline .

 

To look at the projects the Embassy funded in 2016-2017, please click here

To look at the projects the Embassy funded in 2015-2016, please click here

To look at the projects the Embassy funded in 2014-2015, please click here

To look at the projects the Embassy funded in 2013-2014, please click here

To look at the projects the Embassy funded in 2012-2013, please click here

To look at the projects the Embassy funded in 2011-2012, please click here

To look at the projects the Embassy funded in 2010-2011, please click here

To look at the projects the Embassy funded in 2009-2010, please click here 

 

 

Australian Government Response to the Syrian Humanitarian Crisis

 

The conflict in Syria has created one of the biggest humanitarian crises in the world today. According to the UN, more than seven years of war has left 13.1 million people in Syria in need of humanitarian assistance. This includes 6.1 million people who are internally displaced.

A further 5.6 million Syrians are registered refugees in neighbouring countries, including Lebanon, Jordan, Turkey, Iraq and Egypt. Over the past eight years, Lebanon has been a generous host, welcoming around 1.5 million displaced Syrians [the highest per capita number of refugees in the world]. This has placed unprecedented strain on the country’s economy, infrastructure and public services.

The Australian Government is providing $220 million in humanitarian assistance over three years to support people in need in Lebanon, Syria and Jordan (FY2016-17 to FY2018-19). Prior to this, Australia provided more than $213 million in humanitarian assistance in response to the crisis since 2011. This included $87.5 million for assistance to people inside Syria and $125.7 million to help refugees and their host communities across the region.

In Lebanon, we are helping to improve protection services, increase access to education and livelihood opportunities for refugees and vulnerable Lebanese, as well as providing emergency assistance so people can meet their basic needs. Our assistance is delivered through UN agencies, NGOs and the Government of Lebanon:

                                     

 

Publications

08 October 2018: Removing Barriers: The Path Towards Inclusive Access - July 2018 (Humanity & Inclusion)

Videos

UNICEF

Plan International & International Medical Corps