The purpose of the meeting was to discuss the humanitarian situation in the Kurdistan Region and Iraq and the impact of recent developments on delivering humanitarian assistance to the vulnerable.
The Kurdistan Region currently hosts more than 1 million of Internally Displaced People (IDPs) and refugees; 787,367 IDPs and 262,944 Syrian refugees.
H.E Mr. Karim Sinjari, the Minister of Interior and Acting Minister of Peshmerga Affairs, received Miss Marie-Claude Bibeau, the Canadian Minister for International Development and the accompanying delegation at the Ministry of Interior. More details..
Representatives of the organizations gave a brief overview of their activities in Kurdistan and exchanged views on how to best address the needs of the host and the guest communities as well as the newly liberated areas. More details..
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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