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.
During the meeting, several assessments were presented by the IOM team and the JCC on the situation of the IDPs and the barriers before their return as well as facilitating their return. More details..
Mr. Hoshang and Mr. Choi discussed how to maximize the benefits of upcoming support from the Government of Korea, deciding on the best course of action to avoid technical issues and deliver the assistance to the most number of beneficiaries as possible. More details..
he Kurdistan Region currently hosts more than 1.5 million of Internally Displaced People (IDPs) and refugees, numbering (1,124,423 IDPs) and 97 percent of Syrian refugees numbering (273,543 persons) More details..
As highlighted, the displacement continued throughout the 2019 and still people are compelled to leave their areas for security, livelihood, and economic reasons and come to the Kurdistan, in March 2019, as many as 946 IDPs and refugees entered the Kurdistan Region. Nearly 932 of them were IDPs and 14 were Syrian refugees. Additionally, up to 941 internally displaced persons and Syrian refugees have left the Kurdistan Region in March 2019; either returning to their places of origin in the liberated areas or migrated to Europe and other countries legally and through other means. More details..
The workshop aimed to prepare airports personnel to handle the logistical situations in post-disasters. The five-day workshop provided training to 30 staff from Erbil and Slemani International airports and employees from relevant government agencies. The attendees jointly identified the areas that could potentially serve as key locations for disaster logistics operations in the two airports, the workshop also evaluated the airports’ capacities for processing high volumes of passengers, cargos and warehousing relief supplies. More details..
This document, presents a detailed breakdown of a total number of 167 priority humanitarian Small Scale Projects (SMPs) for 2019. The focus is therefore on small-scale projects with the cost per project ranging from USD 28,000 to 1.2 million. The information in this document is presented in tables by governorate and sector and includes project type, location, number of beneficiaries, and costing estimation. More details..
The crisis has pushed to the limits the capacity of the KRI education system, which was already short of schools and teachers and had overcrowded classrooms. Education facilities are overstretched, conducting triple and quadruple shifts with fewer hours of instruction for children in all shifts. It More details..
Currently the KRG is the host of 249,892 Syrian, 9,129 Turkish, 13,123 Iranian, and 756 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..
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