During 2018, IDPs and refugees continued to flee their homes; 28,487 IDPs, mostly from Nineveh province, and 3,795 refugees from Syria sought refuge in the Kurdistan Region.
The meeting discussed the current efforts to strengthen disaster and crisis management institutional capacities, needs and priorities for the Kurdistan Region and the federal government including establishing volunteering system. After a detailed exchange of views on the developments and needs, all sides agreed on an action plan to be developed for potential THW’s support for the JCC and JCMC.
The JCC is the leading institution for the DRM capacity development and roll out of an effective DRM strategy and plan. This will take realistically a few years’ time.
In his speech, Minister Sinjari highlighted the factors behind violence and continued spread of the extremist ideology and emergence of terrorist groups.
The meeting focused on the current issues and challenges facing the process of delivering humanitarian assistance to the displaced people in the Kurdistan Region and providing more services to the IDPs, refugees and host community in the Kurdistan Region. More details..
The Director General of Joint Crisis Coordination Centre (JCC), Hoshang Mohamed, received Mr. Kazuhiko Sakamoto, Senior Representative of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), and Mr. Kozo Ono, Project Formulation Advisor. More details..
The Director General of Joint Crisis Coordination Centre (JCC), Hoshang Mohamed, received the Mr. Klaus-Jurgen Hedrich, President of Help Organization, and former German parliament member, and Ms. Lisa Hilleke, country director of HELP in Kurdistan Region and Iraq. More details..
In the conference were attended the Representatives of the Government of Iraq, the United Nations, European Union institutions, EU member states, members of the European and Iraqi Parliaments and Iraqi and international civil society organizations to discuss options for Ninewa Governorate and other retaken areas in the aftermath of ISIS expulsion from Iraqi territory. More details..
The Advisory Team commended the good coordination and cooperation between the partners to respond to the issue of Internally Displaced People (IDPs) and delivering humanitarian assistance to the civilians fleeing the conflict areas in Mosul. More details..
The Director General explained the JCC Strategic Plan to establish a disaster and crisis management system which was endorsed by the KRG cabinet, and stated that JCC continues to need the support and cooperation of the THW, especially in the coming years to implement the strategic plan. More details..
Minister Sinjari extended his gratitude to THW for the successful coordination and cooperation that has been established with the JCC, stating that “we are delighted with the level of coordination and cooperation between THW and JCC,” and requested continued support and cooperation of THW, especially in terms of implementing strategic plan for establishment of a Disaster and Crisis Management System in the Kurdistan Region. More details..
Duhok Governorate and German Corporation for International Cooperation (GIZ) signed a memorandum of understanding to implement several service projects in the province as part of the QUDRA program funded by the European Union and will be implemented by the GIZ. More details..
The Joint Crisis Coordination Centre (JCC), held its regular monthly Humanitarian Coordination Forum in Erbil to discuss the priorities in dealing with the humanitarian crisis in the Kurdistan Region and challenges surrounding the Mosul humanitarian consequences and the process of returnees of the IDPs and displacement. More details..
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