The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the current humanitarian situation of the IDPs and refugees in the Kurdistan Region and the coordination challenges that face humanitarian partners.
The purpose of the meeting was to discuss the humanitarian situation in the Kurdistan Region and Iraq and the impact of recent developments on delivering humanitarian assistance to the vulnerable.
JCC Director General was invited to the conference by the Germany’s Federal Agency for Technical Relief (THW) as one the JCC’s key partners. Kurdistan was presented as a successful case in managing humanitarian crisis. More details..
The security forces in Kurdistan Region have gained good experience and skills in fighting terrorism and extreme violence during the last 26 years, but we need to pay more attention to the provision of technology and technical skills of these forces so that they be capable of not only to confront terrorism militarily but also how to prevent the spread of terrorism and violent ideology. More details..
The Kurdistan Region currently hosts 1.3 million of Internally Displaced People (IDPs) and refugees, including 30 percent of Iraq IDPs numbering (1,104,233 persons) and 97 percent of Syrian refugees numbering (279,473 persons). More details..
The German delegation visited the Kurdistan Region to see the current situation so that they tailor their assistance accordingly. They reiterated the German’s support and appreciated the role of the KRG and the JCC. More details..
After four years of the genocide, the Yezidis are still living in displacement and are suffering from the consequences of the atrocities committed by ISIS. The Yezidis are hosted in Kurdistan Region and majority are living with the host communities. More details..
In the meeting, JCC Director General highlighted the JCC’s activities and achievements since its establishment in 2015 and briefed them about the progress made regarding the implementation of the Strategic plan for establishing disaster and crisis management system in Kurdistan in which the UK has been a steady supporter through UNDP since 2015. More details..
This medical assistance comes at a time, when the health partners have closed several health facilities and support to the displaced people and they have decided to close all other health services if the required funds are not provided. More details..
Mr. Mohamed also explained the KRG’s humanitarian policies towards the IDPs and refugees, reiterating the government’s continued support for the displaced people as well as the work of the local and the international NGOs in providing support to them, and encouraged the INGOs to focus more on the vulnerable IDPs and refugees rather than focusing on one area or province for delivering the humanitarian assistance. More details..
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