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Nina –the new women’s economic empowerment magazine for Iraqi women everywhere is published by the PSDC, an NGO founded in 2012 with a mission to promote an inclusive and competitive Iraqi private sector through trust building, public-private dialogue, advocacy for economic reform and market-orientated activities with a key focus on women’s economic empowerment. Published initially in English and Arabic, 20,000 hard copies of Nina will be distributed throughout Iraq and globally via the internet. Nina contains 64 pages of content (32 Arabic/ 32 English) created by and for women and the men that matter to us and targets the special needs and interests of working women, reaching women executives and managers, as well as female entrepreneurs and thought leaders with…
11 Feb 2014

Un Ponte Per (UPP) Projects in Iraq

Tuesday, 11 February 2014
Un ponte per... (UPP) is a voluntary association established in 1991. It started its activities as Un Ponte per Baghdad, right after the end of bombings on Iraq, with the aim of organizing solidarity initiatives in favor of the Iraqi civil society that was undergoing the effects of the war. Later on, the intervention of Un ponte per...has started to include Serbia and other Middle East and Mediterranean countries. The social aim of the association is to prevent new conflicts, protect human rights and support civil society, especially in the Middle East, through informational campaigns, cultural exchanges and international co-operation projects. Un ponte per... believes that concrete solidarity programs are inseparable to the commitment of building links between civil societies…
Terre des Hommes Italia (TdH Italia) is an Italian NGO actually working all around the World and in Middle East in Syria, Lebanon, Jordan and Palestine, especially in the fields of Child Protection, Education, GBV, NFIs distribution and Nutrition. TdH Italia obtained the registration in Kurdistan in December 2013 and it is going to start interventions in support of the Syrian Refugees. At present, TdH Italia is finalizing a project proposal funded by Unicef to start an intervention on Child Protection in Basirma Camp.
11 Feb 2014
The period starting from January to February 8, 2014 records a number of humanitarian activities that the Danish Refugee Council has accomplished. This update highlights recent achievements on top of ongoing emergency response in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq - where DRC is implementing key services in the sectors of WASH, Shelter, Protection and Livelihoods. Shelter, WASH and Winterization In the Kurdistan region of Iraq the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is implementing its humanitarian intervention through a combination of emergency relief and long term sustainable assistance for more than 7,000 Syrian refugee families in the Governorates of Erbil and Duhok. DRC isemphasizing a community-based approach toimproving shelter conditions and promoting better quality of water, sanitation and hygiene in Qushtapa Camp…
Over half of the entire Syrian refugee population living in Iraqi Kurdistan, are children. Most have been through extremely traumatic experiences because of the ongoing crisis in their home country. To support these vulnerable children and better inform the humanitarian assistance in terms of child protection, ACTED and REACH, in collaboration with other international and local organisations, are taking part in Child Mapping Activities in Erbil. What happens during a Child Mapping Activity? ACTED and REACH carried out what is called ‘child mapping activities’ during which children were asked to draw their surroundings in the camps or their neighborhoods. Why is this exercise useful and how does it help? Because with these drawings, humanitarian actors are then able to see…
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) started airlifting on Tuesday enough food to feed close to 30,000 displaced people for a month from Iraq to Qamishli in northeast Syria amid growing problems in reaching people, especially in conflict and besieged areas. It is the second such WFP airlift from Erbil, Iraq, to people who would otherwise be cut off from humanitarian assistance. The first WFP-chartered flight landed at Qamishli airport with 40 metric tons of mixed food including rice, pasta, bulgur, wheat flour, canned food, pulses, salt, vegetable oil and sugar. A total of 10 flights will deliver over 400 metric tons of WFP food and other items – mainly clothes, detergent and soap – for UNICEF and the…