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Iraq: 3RP Monthly Update - March 2015: Shelter

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74 % of households live in improved shelters ( with concret slab, kichen and latrine and shower ) . About 25% of the improvement of the shelter units are made by the refugees themselves particularly in Domiz 1 camp.

Erbil camps:

Darashakran: The site development work continues in extension part of Darashakran with a total capacity of 220 shelters; so far the construction of 190 shelter plots is completed . A reception center for the new arrivals: 100% of the construction work is completed.

Kawargosk: The relocation of 400 families living in non-improved shelters (transit area) to the permanent area (with improved facilities) was completed. Improvement to roads in the permanent area is continuing.

Basirma: The site development work continues: construction of 190 shelter plots is about to complete and work continues for the remaining 182 units. UNHCR allocated space for WFP voucher distribution area inside the camp.

Duhok camps: Through UNHCR funding, KURDS completed 4 green houses in Gawilan, as part of pilot projects for livelihood agricultural projects . Similar projects will be replicated in other camps depending on availability of funds.