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.
In a meeting, they discussed the humanitarian situation of the Internally Displaced People (IDPs) and refugees as well as the return of the IDPs to their areas of origin. They also exchanged views on the humanitarian needs, coordination and cooperation between the KRG’s Ministry of Interior and the UN agencies as well as the process of the reconstruction and stabilization in the liberated areas. More details..
Currently the KRG is the host of 249,293 Syrian, 9,080 Turkish, 13,071 Iranian, and 752 Palestinian refugees. Contrary to popular perception, the majority of IDPs and refugees live with the host communities in the Region, while only 37 percent living in the 38 camps. 50 percent of the total displaced population live in Erbil, 31 percent in Duhok, and 19 percent in Slemani. More details..
The Kurdistan Region currently hosts more than 1.5 million of Internally Displaced People (IDPs) and refugees, numbering (1,123,177 IDPs) and 97 percent of Syrian refugees numbering (272,196 persons). More details..
The meeting discussed the current efforts to strengthen disaster and crisis management institutional capacities, needs and priorities for the Kurdistan Region and the federal government including establishing volunteering system. After a detailed exchange of views on the developments and needs, all sides agreed on an action plan to be developed for potential THW’s support for the JCC and JCMC. More details..
The meeting focused on the humanitarian needs and challenges as well as the funding issues for the displaced people, critical gaps and the humanitarian response plans for 2019 to ensure well-coordinated efforts to support the IDPs and refugees in the Region. The meeting also discussed situation in the camps and winterization needs. More details..
The purpose of the visit is to assess the current humanitarian crisis and the situation of the IDPs and refugees in Kurdistan Region. During the meetings with the governor Dr. Haval Abubaker, bot side discussed humanitarian situation in the Slemani governorate and Kurdistan Region and the needs and gaps for the IDPs and refugees as well as the activities of the LDS in the Region in terms of supporting the displaced people. More details..
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