Baghdad, 20 December 2018 – The United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) thanks the Iraqi Ministry of Interior (MoI) for its support in providing Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD)/Improvised Explosive Device Defeat (IEDD) and Explosive Hazards First Responder (EHFR) training courses. Co-facilitated by UNMAS, these trainings are part of its overarching strategy of providing capacity enhancement initiatives for the Government of Iraq, to ensure longterm sustainability and self-reliance in the management and disposal of explosive hazards in the country.
245,000 Syrian Refugees expected by end-2018
250,184 currently registered
22 million (10% of total) required for Shelter
Baghdad, October 7, 2018 – The World Bank Group, the Government of Iraq, and the Government of Canada launched today a US$1.95 million grant to support Iraq’s efforts to strengthen systems and deliver programs to empower women economically and politically.
1. Sustainable and gender appropriate access to adequate shelter and infrastructure is available, improved and maintained in camps
There are 17,997 shelter plots in KR-I hosting 92,401 of persons.
37% of refugee’s population in KRI-s lives in 9 refugee camps In general there are 3 types of shelter in these camps:
The Government of Iraq’s Joint Coordination and Monitoring Centre (JCMC), in partnership with the international community, is establishing Community Resource Centres (CRCs) to provide services at the community level in areas receiving large numbers of returning internally displaced persons (IDPs).