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On Wednesday, 28th May 2014, NCCI attended the Donor Briefing Meeting in Baghdad, where it presented the Collective NGO Humanitarian Response to the Anbar IDP Crisis. The topics of NCCI’s presentation included: the Challenges Impacting the Efficiency of the NGO Humanitarian Response, Concerns of NGOs, Needs of IDPs, Collective Response of NGOs and NGOs’ Key Messages. The presentation, which was approved by the NCCI members who are part of the Anbar Working Group, also provided a map on NGO intervention which included 30 international and national NGOs. You can find the entire presentation attached for your information. Following the meeting, Dr. Jacqueline Carol Badcock, Deputy Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Iraq (DSRSG) and Humanitarian Coordinator (HC), released…
29 May 2014

NCCI Field Officer Passes Away

Thursday, 29 May 2014
Dear NCCI Members and Colleagues, It is with deep sadness that we inform you our South Field Officer, Sami Toman, has passed away due to a heart attack last night. Sami has served NCCI for more than seven years with a passion to the work and the humanitarian cause, added to a life time of devoted service for the Iraqi Civil Society. We pray to God to grant him mercy and grant his family patience. We will miss you our big brother. We offer our sincerest condolences to the family and friends of the deceased.
We would like to take this opportunity to introduce the newly formed NCCI Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI) NGO Coordination Forum- KNCF. The KNCF was established by a consortium of NCCI’s Board, Executive and Members in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI) as a response to the increased presence in the KRI of both international and national NGOs responding to the protracted displacement of Syrians, and assistance to internally displaced persons in the region. The KNCF works to efficiently coordinate humanitarian efforts amongst NGOs and to collectively carry the voice of NGOs in the humanitarian response/s specifically in the KRI. The KNCF provides a forum in which NGOs are able to better coordinate in response to a rapidly changing humanitarian…
The NGO Coordination Committee for Iraq's (NCCI) Executive Board held its second meeting for 2014 on May 24th. The NCCI Executive Board consist of both national and international NGOs, namely: Danish Refugee Council (DRC), Handicap International, Heartland Alliance International, Mines Advisory Group (MAG), and Nature Iraq. NCCI's Board members started the meeting by reviewing financial reports and activities that took place in the first quarter of the year. Furthermore they discussed the NCCI Strategic Approach Plan and the new membership applications that were received in the first quarter of the year.
20 May 2014
On 14th May, NCCI hosted three Cluster Meetings in its Baghdad office, upon the request of the Cluster Leads for Shelter and Non-Food Items (NFIs), Food Security and Logistics. These successive meeting were attended by representatives of five different UN agencies, a total of eight International NGOs, six National NGOs, the Iraqi Red Crescent Society and the Ministry of Migration and Displacement (MoMD). Participants of the three Cluster Meetings discussed planned interventions, achievements, challenges and gaps to aid provision to those in need. NCCI will continue to support NGO coordination within the UN Inter-Cluster Coordination Mechanism (ICCM) in order to ensure that National and International NGOs are able to effectively collaborate, integrate and share information within the wider application of…
Election Day took place on April 30th but the results of the election might not be known before the end of the month. During this critical time, the NGO Coordination Committee for Iraq (NCCI) launches a new section on its website, dedicated to election-related reports such as monitoring and evaluation reports from different sources in and outside of Iraq. The majority of these reports and articles will be published in Arabic. Within its mandate, NCCI wants to facilitate the sharing of up-to-date information on the elections, in order to inform its members about issues that could impact on the effectiveness of humanitarian assistance under the challenging and dynamic security conditions in Iraq. Please note that this section of the website…
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