The medical assistance is worth of (300,000 USD) and it is the most needed medicine and pharmaceutical items. It is worth to mention that it has been for the fourth year, the Republic of South Korea provides such medical aids to support KRG’s humanitarian efforts in the health sector.
Both sides discussed the needs of the Internally Displaced People (IDPs), refugees and the host communities in the Kurdistan Region and particularly providing them with the humanitarian assistance, mainly the food items.
The Kurdistan Regional Government and the Humanitarian Community will continue to coordinate humanitarian assistance to continue responding to the needs and challenges faced by displaced people and returnees across the region.
After the KRG Council of Ministers approved and endorsed the Strategic plan on May 2017, JCC started to implement the strategy and drafting a law for disaster and crisis management is one of the key components of the strategy. UNDP has supported JCC in this process through secondment of experts and funding the process.
The security forces in Kurdistan Region have gained good experience and skills in fighting terrorism and extreme violence during the last 26 years, but we need to pay more attention to the provision of technology and technical skills of these forces so that they be capable of not only to confront terrorism militarily but also how to prevent the spread of terrorism and violent ideology. More details..
The Kurdistan Region currently hosts 1.3 million of Internally Displaced People (IDPs) and refugees, including 30 percent of Iraq IDPs numbering (1,104,233 persons) and 97 percent of Syrian refugees numbering (279,473 persons). More details..
The German delegation visited the Kurdistan Region to see the current situation so that they tailor their assistance accordingly. They reiterated the German’s support and appreciated the role of the KRG and the JCC. More details..
After four years of the genocide, the Yezidis are still living in displacement and are suffering from the consequences of the atrocities committed by ISIS. The Yezidis are hosted in Kurdistan Region and majority are living with the host communities. More details..
In the meeting, JCC Director General highlighted the JCC’s activities and achievements since its establishment in 2015 and briefed them about the progress made regarding the implementation of the Strategic plan for establishing disaster and crisis management system in Kurdistan in which the UK has been a steady supporter through UNDP since 2015. More details..
This medical assistance comes at a time, when the health partners have closed several health facilities and support to the displaced people and they have decided to close all other health services if the required funds are not provided. More details..
Mr. Mohamed also explained the KRG’s humanitarian policies towards the IDPs and refugees, reiterating the government’s continued support for the displaced people as well as the work of the local and the international NGOs in providing support to them, and encouraged the INGOs to focus more on the vulnerable IDPs and refugees rather than focusing on one area or province for delivering the humanitarian assistance. More details..
The Kurdistan Region currently hosts 1.3 million of Internally Displaced People (IDPs) and refugees, including 30 percent of Iraq IDPs numbering (1,110,300 persons) and 97 percent of Syrian refugees numbering (277,608 persons). More details..
The meeting focused on the current capacity and preparedness on all sectors and the coordination challenges. All the aspects of the response, ways and mechanisms discussed in detail to ensure well-coordinated efforts to provide humanitarian assistance to the displaced people and new arrivals in the Kurdistan Region. More details..
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