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.
Representatives of the organizations gave a brief overview of their activities in Kurdistan and exchanged views on how to best address the needs of the host and the guest communities as well as the newly liberated areas. More details..
KRG is struggling to absorb and care for tens of thousands of Mosul residents fleeing the ongoing operations to liberate the city from ISIS terrorists, in addition to the 1.8 million people who had previously fled. More details..
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