The purpose of the visit is to establish cooperation between the JCC and Department of Cyclone Prepared Programme in Bangladesh to see the Bangladesh’s experience and expertise in disaster management and volunteering system and how to bring the best international expertise and practices to Kurdistan Region.
The purpose of the Operation Room is to establish the foundation for whole of government approach for Crisis and Disaster Management in the Kurdistan Region at both the governorate and regional levels that will include risk and threat analysis and assessment, mitigation and early warning, preparedness and response and post crisis recovery to lessen the impact of the disasters and crises on the people’s lives and activities, infrastructure and environment.
During the meeting at the White House, they discussed a range of issues related to the ongoing fight against terrorism in Iraq and the need for reconciliation and reconstruction.
The delegation included Director-General of KRG Joint Crisis Coordination Center (JCC) Hoshang Mohamed and KRG Representative to the United States Bayan Sami Abdul Rahman. Minister Sinjari was the first KRG official to visit Washington in 2018.
The Director General of the JCC and the Italian Consul General in Erbil, discussed the current humanitarian crisis and priorities for the displaced people and the people who severely affected by the earthquake hit the Kurdistan Region of Iraq on 12 November 2017. More details..
(JCC) and (OCHA) organized a joint meeting between the KRG’s relevant Ministries and the UN Clusters to discuss and consult the humanitarian priorities, gaps, needs and scenarios for the Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP2018). More details..
On 12 November 2017 an earthquake with 7.2 magnitude affected east and south of Halabja Governorate, as well as Sulaimanya, Erbil and Duhok with magnitude of 4.2. Despite of the human casualties, many houses and buildings have been damaged. More details..
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