Al mashriq - The Levant

Wavell (Weifal)

  • Established 1948

  • Population: 6,481
    Baalbak has an additional 7,556 refugees registered with UNRWA outside Wavell for a total of 14,037 refugees. (Shaml, 1996)

  • The camp was originally a French army barracks named after Field Marshal Earl Wavell who commanded British forces in the Middle East during World War II.

  • UNRWA's Wavell camp site.

 
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