The Kurdistan Region currently hosts more than 1 million of Internally Displaced People (IDPs) and refugees; 787,705 IDPs and 264,720 Syrian refugees.
A UN delegation headed by Mrs. Cecilia Jimenez-Damary, the Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights for the Internally Displaced Persons and accompanied delegation visited the Joint Crisis Coordination Centre (JCC).
Both sides exchanged views on the current situation and the ways forward to help the IDPs and finding synergies to support the IDPs, refugees and the return process and stabilization.
The Director General of the JCC and the Italian Consul General in Erbil, discussed the current humanitarian crisis and priorities for the displaced people and the people who severely affected by the earthquake hit the Kurdistan Region of Iraq on 12 November 2017. More details..
(JCC) and (OCHA) organized a joint meeting between the KRG’s relevant Ministries and the UN Clusters to discuss and consult the humanitarian priorities, gaps, needs and scenarios for the Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP2018). More details..
On 12 November 2017 an earthquake with 7.2 magnitude affected east and south of Halabja Governorate, as well as Sulaimanya, Erbil and Duhok with magnitude of 4.2. Despite of the human casualties, many houses and buildings have been damaged. More details..
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