The Kurdistan Region currently hosts more than 1 million of Internally Displaced People (IDPs) and refugees, numbering (1,041,007 IDPs) and 97 percent of Syrian refugees numbering (225,690 persons)
In the meeting both sides discussed the humanitarian situation in the Kurdistan Region and the ways of improving cooperation and collaboration between JCC and the Church of Jesus Christ further to support the Internally Displaced People (IDPs), refugees and the host communities.
The JCC has a long-term mandate and is to operate using an all-hazards approach and it is capable of operating 24/7 if needed. It can serve as a communication hub between individual governorates’ crisis response offices, ministries, departments, and the international community, as well as with the federal government in Baghdad.
KRG is struggling to absorb and care for tens of thousands of Mosul residents fleeing the ongoing operations to liberate the city from ISIS terrorists, in addition to the 1.8 million people who had previously fled. More details..
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