A total of 1420 cases (2808 individuals) of Syrian origin were processed by the UNHCR-PARC Registration centre in the Erbil Governorate.
UNHCR has successfully negotiated with the Department of Labour and Social Affairs of the KRG to include refugee children with special needs in their education program.
UNHCR conducted Participatory Needs Assessments for Syrian refugees in KR-I covering camp and non-camp settings, gathering information on protection gaps and community response capacity.
Nine BIA reports were finalized for refugee children.
In Dohuk Governorate, kerosene distribution was completed in Akre camp, covering 283 families (1,353 individuals).
A joint WHO/UNHCR mission on Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (MHPSS) took place in the KR-I, 20-27 February, with the participation of representatives of MoH of the Central Government of Iraq and DoH representatives from the three Governorates of the KR-I. The mission assessed the needs and resources available for MHPSS services for refugees and IDPs through field visits and workshops in the 3 governorates. Key recommendations include the need for strengthening MHPSS coordination structures among the different stakeholder; building skills of medical personnel; and improving data collection.
44 UASC assisted
1,303 New Syrians from Kobani registered in KR-I
1,173 Children provided with psychosocial support
73,645 Food parcels distributed in the Erbil Governorate
1,900 Individual refugees relocated from temporary to permanent site in Kawergosk camp, Erbil Governorate