News 12 Nov 2018
The Kurdistan Region currently hosts nearly 1.5 million of Internally Displaced People (IDPs) and refugees, including 30 percent of Iraq IDPs numbering (1,176,451 persons) and 97 percent of Syrian refugees numbering (283,546 persons). More details..
News 05 Nov 2018
The course witnessed high participation as forty staff from the JCC HQ and its offices in the governorates participated in the workshop. The workshop is one of the joint projects run by JCC and GIZ within the framework of cooperation. More details..
News 21 Oct 2018
The Kurdistan Region currently hosts nearly 1.5 million of Internally Displaced People (IDPs) and refugees, including 30 percent of Iraq IDPs numbering (1,198,289 persons) and 97 percent of Syrian refugees numbering (281,678 persons). More details..
News 16 Oct 2018
The medical assistance is worth of (300,000 USD) and it is the most needed medicine and pharmaceutical items. It is worth to mention that it has been for the fourth year, the Republic of South Korea provides such medical aids to support KRG’s humanitarian ef More details..
News 15 Oct 2018
Both sides discussed the needs of the Internally Displaced People (IDPs), refugees and the host communities in the Kurdistan Region and particularly providing them with the humanitarian assistance, mainly the food items. More details..
News 10 Oct 2018
The Kurdistan Regional Government and the Humanitarian Community will continue to coordinate humanitarian assistance to continue responding to the needs and challenges faced by displaced people and returnees across the region. More details..
News 24 Sep 2018
After the KRG Council of Ministers approved and endorsed the Strategic plan on May 2017, JCC started to implement the strategy and drafting a law for disaster and crisis management is one of the key components of the strategy. UNDP has supported JCC in this pr More details..
News 19 Sep 2018
Alarmed by the threat to the welfare and food security of displaced populations, the Kurdistan Regional Government calls upon the federal government and the international community to prevent a potential humanitarian tragedy by allocating needed resources. More details..
News 16 Sep 2018
The purpose of the strategy is to upgrade and promote the current Civil Defense Institute in the Ministry of Interior to become centre of excellence to train and build capacities of all government and non-government stakeholders in crisis and disaster manageme More details..
News 13 Sep 2018
The Kurdistan Region currently hosts 1.4 million of Internally Displaced People (IDPs) and refugees, including 30 percent of Iraq IDPs numbering (1,196,007 persons) and 97 percent of Syrian refugees numbering (280,176 persons). More details..
News 04 Sep 2018
JCC Director General was invited to the conference by the Germany’s Federal Agency for Technical Relief (THW) as one the JCC’s key partners. Kurdistan was presented as a successful case in managing humanitarian crisis. More details..
News 16 Aug 2018
The security forces in Kurdistan Region have gained good experience and skills in fighting terrorism and extreme violence during the last 26 years, but we need to pay more attention to the provision of technology and technical skills of these forces so that th More details..
News 07 Aug 2018
The German delegation visited the Kurdistan Region to see the current situation so that they tailor their assistance accordingly. They reiterated the German’s support and appreciated the role of the KRG and the JCC. More details..
News 03 Aug 2018
After four years of the genocide, the Yezidis are still living in displacement and are suffering from the consequences of the atrocities committed by ISIS. The Yezidis are hosted in Kurdistan Region and majority are living with the host communities. More details..
News 01 Aug 2018
In the meeting, JCC Director General highlighted the JCC’s activities and achievements since its establishment in 2015 and briefed them about the progress made regarding the implementation of the Strategic plan for establishing disaster and crisis management More details..
News 27 Jul 2018
This medical assistance comes at a time, when the health partners have closed several health facilities and support to the displaced people and they have decided to close all other health services if the required funds are not provided. More details..
News 19 Jul 2018
Mr. Mohamed also explained the KRG’s humanitarian policies towards the IDPs and refugees, reiterating the government’s continued support for the displaced people as well as the work of the local and the international NGOs in providing support to them, and More details..
News 17 Jul 2018
The Kurdistan Region currently hosts 1.3 million of Internally Displaced People (IDPs) and refugees, including 30 percent of Iraq IDPs numbering (1,110,300 persons) and 97 percent of Syrian refugees numbering (277,608 persons). More details..
News 04 Jul 2018
The meeting focused on the current capacity and preparedness on all sectors and the coordination challenges. All the aspects of the response, ways and mechanisms discussed in detail to ensure well-coordinated efforts to provide humanitarian assistance to the d More details..
News 02 Jul 2018
The meeting discussed the situation of the Internally Displaced People (IDPs) who have been displaced to the Kurdistan Region following the occupation of Mosul city and the military operation to liberate the city. The meeting also discussed the challenges and More details..
News 21 Jun 2018
Ms. Jolie thanked the Kurdistan Regional Government and the People of Kurdistan for hosting such a large number of the displaced people and continuing to support them. She said that the Kurdistan Region has played a very good role in supporting these vulnerabl More details..
News 06 Jun 2018
The Kurdistan Region currently hosts 1.3 million of Internally Displaced People (IDPs) and refugees, including 30 percent of Iraq IDPs numbering (1,107,543 persons) and 97 percent of Syrian refugees numbering (211,572 persons). More details..
News 29 May 2018
JCC Director General briefed the delegation about the KRG’s efforts to help the Yezidis displaced people and rescued enslaved women and kids and find the whereabouts of the missing persons. More details..
News 29 Apr 2018
We would like to alert to the federal government and international community that without increased funding, the KRG and our national and international partners will not be able to cope with the pressure and make crucial assistance and services available to th More details..
News 26 Apr 2018
After detailed discussion on the matter in terms of technical, human rights and expertise, Minister Sinjari proposed four key points as the foundation for the joint working framework which endorsed by the ICMP and the meeting participants. More details..
News 19 Apr 2018
The Dutch delegation expressed readiness for continued cooperation with the KRG and provide assistance for the vulnerable people to the host communities and IDPs and support their return to the liberated areas. More details..
News 17 Apr 2018
News 11 Apr 2018
The full speech of Excellency Karim Sinjari, KRG’s Minister of Interior at the high Level Joint Conference; between KRG and United Nations Humanitarian Country Team and the donor countries to launch HRP2018-KRI and 3RP2018 and discuss the humanitarian situat More details..
News 19 Mar 2018
A number of international partners have expressed their technical and financial support to strengthen the JCC and the implementation of its 2017-2020 strategic plan to establish crisis response system in the Kurdistan Region. More details..
News 13 Mar 2018
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 internat More details..
News 12 Feb 2018
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, More details..
News 05 Feb 2018
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. More details..
News 17 Dec 2017
The Joint Crisis Coordination Center organized a one day workshop with a joint ministerial technical team which consists of senior representatives of relevant ministries and departments to review and discuss the draft of an actionable plan for implementing the More details..
News 12 Dec 2017
News 11 Dec 2017
The Director General of the JCC and the Italian Consul General in Erbil, discussed the current humanitarian crisis and priorities for the displaced people and the people who severely affected by the earthquake hit the Kurdistan Region of Iraq on 12 November 20 More details..
News 05 Dec 2017
(JCC) and (OCHA) organized a joint meeting between the KRG’s relevant Ministries and the UN Clusters to discuss and consult the humanitarian priorities, gaps, needs and scenarios for the Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP2018). More details..
News 10 Oct 2017
Karim Sinajri, Minister of Interior received the European Union delegation headed by Mr. Ramon Blecua, the EU ambassador to Iraq and the Head of Middle East and North Africa Development Unit Ms. Raffaella Iodice. The Meeting attended by Hoshang Mohamed, Direct More details..
News 16 Aug 2017
In a ceremony attended by the Director General of the Joint Crisis Coordination Centre (JCC), Hoshang Mohamed, and Dr. Omar al-Kandari, the Consul General of the State of Kuwait in Erbil, the Kuwaiti humanitarian assistance being handed over to the KRG’s JCC More details..
News 09 Aug 2017
The Director General of the Joint Crisis Coordination Centre (JCC) received Mr. Hawre Ehsan, Head of Erbil Branch of the Iraqi Red Crescent Society (IRCS) and his a companying delegation at the JCC headquarter in Erbil. More details..
News 08 Aug 2017
The Director General of the Joint Crisis Coordination Centre, received Ms. Heidi Diedrich, Country Director of the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) to discuss the current humanitarian crisis and post ISIS stage. More details..
News 25 Jul 2017
The Minister of Interior received the Assistance Secretary General of the United Nations for Humanitarian Affairs and Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator. In the meeting, Mr. Hoshang Mohamed, the Director General of Joint Crises Coordination Center and Mss. More details..
News 24 Jul 2017
The Joint Monitoring and Coordination Centre (JCMC) at the Iraqi Council of Ministers, the JCC delegation, headed by Hoshang Mohamed, Director General of the Joint Crisis Coordination Centre (JCC) at the Ministry of Interior participated in a workshop organize More details..
News 24 Jul 2017
JCC and the Iraqi Joint Monitoring and Coordination Centre held their regular coordination meeting in Baghdad to discuss the bilateral cooperation and strengthening relations in response to the current humanitarian crisis, displacement and post ISIS stage, esp More details..
News 22 Jul 2017
(JCC) held a coordination meeting with the local NGOs and civil society in Kurdistan to discuss the ways to establish a better and strong coordination and cooperation to face the current humanitarian challenges and the role of the local NGOs in the response, More details..
News 19 Jun 2017
The meeting focused on the current issues and challenges facing the process of delivering humanitarian assistance to the displaced people in the Kurdistan Region and providing more services to the IDPs, refugees and host community in the Kurdistan Region. More details..
News 14 Jun 2017
The Director General of Joint Crisis Coordination Centre (JCC), Hoshang Mohamed, received Mr. Kazuhiko Sakamoto, Senior Representative of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), and Mr. Kozo Ono, Project Formulation Advisor. More details..
News 13 Jun 2017
The Director General of Joint Crisis Coordination Centre (JCC), Hoshang Mohamed, received the Mr. Klaus-Jurgen Hedrich, President of Help Organization, and former German parliament member, and Ms. Lisa Hilleke, country director of HELP in Kurdistan Region and More details..
News 09 Jun 2017
In the conference were attended the Representatives of the Government of Iraq, the United Nations, European Union institutions, EU member states, members of the European and Iraqi Parliaments and Iraqi and international civil society organizations to discuss More details..
News 07 Jun 2017
The Advisory Team commended the good coordination and cooperation between the partners to respond to the issue of Internally Displaced People (IDPs) and delivering humanitarian assistance to the civilians fleeing the conflict areas in Mosul. More details..
News 23 May 2017
The Director General explained the JCC Strategic Plan to establish a disaster and crisis management system which was endorsed by the KRG cabinet, and stated that JCC continues to need the support and cooperation of the THW, especially in the coming years to im More details..
News 23 May 2017
Minister Sinjari extended his gratitude to THW for the successful coordination and cooperation that has been established with the JCC, stating that “we are delighted with the level of coordination and cooperation between THW and JCC,” and requested continu More details..
News 19 May 2017
Duhok Governorate and German Corporation for International Cooperation (GIZ) signed a memorandum of understanding to implement several service projects in the province as part of the QUDRA program funded by the European Union and will be implemented by the GIZ More details..
News 09 May 2017
The Joint Crisis Coordination Centre (JCC), held its regular monthly Humanitarian Coordination Forum in Erbil to discuss the priorities in dealing with the humanitarian crisis in the Kurdistan Region and challenges surrounding the Mosul humanitarian consequenc More details..
News 20 Apr 2017
The Migration and displacement is not a new phenomenon for us, the Kurdish people, in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. Since the creation of Iraq in 1921 and forcefully annexing Kurdistan to Iraq, we as Kurds have faced oppression, tyranny and displacement at the More details..
News 13 Apr 2017
H.E. Mr. Karim Sinjari, received Mr. Tobias Ellwood; the England’s Foreign Office Minister for the Middle East and North Africa and his accompanying delegation at the Ministry of Interior. More details..
News 11 Apr 2017
In the meeting, the coordination and cooperation among the partners highly valued to respond to the ongoing displacement from Mosul and providing humanitarian assistance to the IDPs in the camps and those who have stayed in their homes in the liberated areas. More details..
News 02 Mar 2017
Danish Ambassador to Iraq Mr. Gert Meinecke received by Director General of the Joint Crisis Coordination Centre, Hoshang Mohamed at JCC headquarter in Erbil to discuss the latest development and recent progress of Kurdistan Region and Iraq. More details..
News 01 Mar 2017
The centre is the first of its kind to be opened in Erbil to provide information and facilitate visa issuance for the IDPs and refugees who want to reunite with their families in Germany. The centre is funded by the foreign office of the federal republic of Ge More details..
News 26 Feb 2017
H.E Mr. Karim Sinjari, the Minister of Interior and Acting Minister of Peshmerga Affairs, received Miss Marie-Claude Bibeau, the Canadian Minister for International Development and the accompanying delegation at the Ministry of Interior. More details..
News 06 Feb 2017
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..
News 29 Jan 2017
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..
News 22 Sep 2016
KRG's statement delivered by H.E. Minister, Falah Mustafa, Head of Department of Foreign Relations at the Ministerial-Level Event on the Humanitarian Crisis in Iraq on the Margins of the 71st Session of UNGA, United Nations, New York. The KRG currently ho More details..
News 07 Sep 2016
The KRG’s Ministry of Interior and the Iraqi’s Ministry of Migration and Displacement signed an MOU today to institutionalize cooperation and coordination between Erbil and Baghdad in response to the current humanitarian crises in KRI and Iraq. More details..