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.
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..
So far, one hundred sixty-eight thousand and three hundred seventy-two (168,372) civilians have been displaced from Kirkuk, Khanaqin, Khurmatu, Zummar and Rabea to Kurdistan Region; (84,000 arrived in Erbil, 78,372 arrived in Slemani and 6000 arrived in Duhok and Zakho from Zummar and Rabea). More details..
Until July 2017, among the (710) custom clearance requests, the OSS cleared (6,785) metric ton of cargo and shipments arrived at the Ibrahim Khalil border and Erbil International Airport, that values $117,199,582. More details..
Karim Sinajri, Minister of Interior received the European Union delegation headed by Mr. Ramon Blecua, the EU ambassador to Iraq and the Head of Middle East and North Africa Development Unit Ms. Raffaella Iodice. The Meeting attended by Hoshang Mohamed, Director General of the Joint Crisis Coordination Centre. More details..
In a ceremony attended by the Director General of the Joint Crisis Coordination Centre (JCC), Hoshang Mohamed, and Dr. Omar al-Kandari, the Consul General of the State of Kuwait in Erbil, the Kuwaiti humanitarian assistance being handed over to the KRG’s JCC. More details..
The Director General of the Joint Crisis Coordination Centre (JCC) received Mr. Hawre Ehsan, Head of Erbil Branch of the Iraqi Red Crescent Society (IRCS) and his a companying delegation at the JCC headquarter in Erbil. More details..
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