On July 8th, RISE Foundation provided hot dinners to 1200 IDPs from Tel Afar. In a Facebook statement they said: "Ever been to a felafel shop and asked for 200 felafel sandwiches (but actually wanted to ask for 1000?) A normal day only by the RISE foundation's standards saw us do just this to provide hot dinners and water at very short notice to 1200 IDPs (internally displaced people) fleeing violence near their homes in Tal Afar (about 40km west of Mosul)."
The Kurdistan Reconstruction and Development Society (KURDS) continues to respond to the arrival of more than 300,000 IDPs in the KRI. With the support of UNHCR, KURDS activities have included the erection of 580 tents in Khazir transit camp and more than 350 tents in Garmawa Camp. KURDS has also constructed a shaded area in Khazir and KURDS staff have been actively involved in evaluation of the site for a potential permanent camp in the same area.
14 Jul 2014
Save the Children has worked in Iraq since 1991 and since 2009 has been established as the leading INGO for children in Northern and Southern Iraq.We began our response to the displacement in Anbar in January 2014, and are now aiming to reach 240,000 people in response to the unfolding IDP crisis in the country. So far we have reached 80,303 people across 7 governorates in Iraq. Save the Children is actively coordinating with governments, UN agencies and other NGOs to respond to the humanitarian crisis. Please find more information on Save the Children's activities in Iraq in the attached document.
Nearly one month after violence erupted in Mosul on June 10th, more than 10,000 people fled the city, most of them seeking refuge in Kurdistan Region of Iraq. ACTED teams have been mobilised since day 1 in Khazir and Kalak camps, where they are pursuing food and basic non food item distributions to displaced people. ACTED also manages distributions within urban communities and host communities, supported by REACH teams, who are mapping displaced peoples' locations and assessing their needs, for more efficient distributions and to better inform and coordinate the humanitarian response.
09 Jul 2014
Corrdination: Participating in 3 coordination meeting conducted to assist the new Iraqi arrival IDPs to Sulaimaniya province after June 4th, 2014. Preparation and coordination for Participatory Poverty Assessment projects for 10 villages in Sulaimaniya province. Coordination meetings with Kurdistan regional universities and Higher Study Committee for Scientific Researches in the purpose of conducting a number of training and lectures for public to increase the awareness about the climate change and also preparation to modify specific laws about environment through Parliament members and other legal specialists. Capacity Building: Conducting 8 Health Awareness Training for total 400 Syrian female refugees in Sulaimaniya and Erbil Province pluse distributing Hygiene Kits on all the participants. Conducting 3 training for farmers for 68 farmers in…
The expansion of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham (ISIS) in the past month has increased the challenges faced by communities in Ninawa, Salaheddin, Anbar, and Diyala provinces. With the continued and spreading violence, the need for aid and protection is more urgent than ever before. The conditions of families displaced by this violence are appalling, and the deaths of children from heat and lack of water and food have been widely reported by international organizations. This violence has caused massive waves of internal migration and displacement, particularly from the Ninawa and Salah Al-Din provinces. Tens of thousands of the men, women and children who have been forced to flee their homes have headed to Dohuk and Erbil…