Currently the KRG is the host of 249,293 Syrian, 9,080 Turkish, 13,071 Iranian, and 752 Palestinian refugees. Contrary to popular perception, the majority of IDPs and refugees live with the host communities in the Region, while only 37 percent living in the 38 camps. 50 percent of the total displaced population live in Erbil, 31 percent in Duhok, and 19 percent in Slemani.
The purpose of the workshop was to introduce the basics of coordination-related issues during the times of crisis and disasters among the different mandated ministries and departments of the Kurdistan Regional Government. The workshop was the continuation of a long term programme that has been developed jointly between JCC and THW for the joint technical team formed by the JCC from the representatives of the ministries and departments.
Despite the military success over ISIS, the ISIS has not ended, they are still active in many liberated areas. The ISIS and other terrorist groups continue to regroup and reorganize themselves and invent new ways and tactics to spread terror ideology targeting the young and youths to carry out terrorist activities in Iraq.
The KRG’s Ministry of Interior and the Iraqi’s Ministry of Migration and Displacement signed an MOU today to institutionalize cooperation and coordination between Erbil and Baghdad in response to the current humanitarian crises in KRI and Iraq. More details..
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