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 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..
The Kurdistan Region currently hosts more than 1.4 million of Internally Displaced People (IDPs) and refugees, including 30 percent of Iraq IDPs numbering (1,127,400 persons) and 97 percent of Syrian refugees numbering (283,546 persons). More details..
The meeting discussed the situation of Mosul IDPs and other areas in the Kurdistan Region in detail and also talked about the situation in the liberated areas as well as the issues and challenges in front of the return of the IDPs and finding mechanism to overcome the challenges highlighted. More details..
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