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.
Both sides discussed the current humanitarian situation in the Kurdistan Region and the influx of Syrian refugees to the Region and reverse internal displacement. They also discussed the ways of improving cooperation as well as the activities of the JCC in responding to the humanitarian crisis since its establishment. More details..
Both sides emphasized on the importance of implementing some projects in the districts and sub-districts that host IDPs and refugees, especially supporting the most vulnerable group of communities outside the cities with special focus on the livelihoods and job creation. More details..
They discussed the humanitarian situation of the newly arrived Syrian Refugees in Kurdistan Region, particularly the influx of Syrian refugees to the Region following the military operations in northern Syria and its impact and consequences on the Kurdistan Region and Iraq. More details..
Director General of the Joint Crisis Coordination Centre (JCC), Mr. Hoshang Mohamed, received Mr. Choi Kwang-Jin, the Consul General of the Republic of Korea at the JCC headquarters in Erbil. More details..
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