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.
In a meeting both sides discussed the humanitarian situation in the Kurdistan Region and the developments in Northern Syria and the impact and consequences for the Kurdistan Region and Iraq.
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.
Through the QUDRA program 27 Peshmerga (7 in 2018 and 20 in 2019) have been supported through the creation of new livelihood opportunities to support their families and overcome the psychological stress. More details..
The Kurdistan Region currently hosts more than 1 million of Internally Displaced People (IDPs) and refugees, numbering (1,036,152 IDPs) and 97 percent of Syrian refugees numbering (249,848 persons) More details..
In the first phase of QUDRA Programme 58 projects were implemented, benefitting over 700,000 people including the Internally Displaced People (IDPs), the Syrian refugees and host communities in the Region. More details..
The meeting focused on the humanitarian needs and challenges facing the IDPs both inside and outside of camps. The meeting also discussed funding shortages as well as voluntary return of the IDPs to their areas of origin. More details..
Now JCC is working on several other projects within the framework of the strategic plan including establishing rapid response teams, volunteering system, development of software for electronic management of logistic centers and visualization of the threat and risk matrix for the Kurdistan Region. More details..
Then, both sides discussed the current humanitarian situation in the Kurdistan Region and ways of improving cooperation between both sides to ensure effective assistance delivery to the vulnerable people. The main obstacles in front of the return of the IDPs their place of origin also discussed. More details..
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