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.
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) More details..
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. More details..
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. More details..
In the meeting both sides discussed the humanitarian situation in the Kurdistan Region and Iraq and the obstacles before the return of the IDPs to their areas of origin. They also discussed increasing cooperation and coordination between JCC and Qandil. More details..
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