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 Joint Crisis Coordination Centre, received Ms. Heidi Diedrich, Country Director of the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) to discuss the current humanitarian crisis and post ISIS stage. More details..
The Minister of Interior received the Assistance Secretary General of the United Nations for Humanitarian Affairs and Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator. In the meeting, Mr. Hoshang Mohamed, the Director General of Joint Crises Coordination Center and Mss. Lisa Grande, the Humanitarian Coordinator in Iraq were present. More details..
The Joint Monitoring and Coordination Centre (JCMC) at the Iraqi Council of Ministers, the JCC delegation, headed by Hoshang Mohamed, Director General of the Joint Crisis Coordination Centre (JCC) at the Ministry of Interior participated in a workshop organized by JCMC about the IDPs return policy in Baghdad. More details..
JCC and the Iraqi Joint Monitoring and Coordination Centre held their regular coordination meeting in Baghdad to discuss the bilateral cooperation and strengthening relations in response to the current humanitarian crisis, displacement and post ISIS stage, especially the return of IDPs to their homes in the liberated areas. More details..
(JCC) held a coordination meeting with the local NGOs and civil society in Kurdistan to discuss the ways to establish a better and strong coordination and cooperation to face the current humanitarian challenges and the role of the local NGOs in the response, priorities identification. More details..
ISIS enslaved 6417 Yezidis, of which 3547 of them are women, and 2870 are men. Out of that number 3048 Yezidis (1092 women, 334 men and 1622 children) have been rescued and escaped from ISIS. More details..
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..
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