03 Sep 2014

DRC - Iraq Program Emergency Response 24 – 30 August, 2014

This update highlights the Danish Refugee Council’s humanitarian intervention, to assist the displacement-affected population in Iraq. This update covers activities conducted from DRC’s operational hubs in Baghdad and the Kurdistan Region for the period 24 – 30 August, 2014.

Activities completed for the reporting period in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq:

IDPs located at Wargeh Dalal in Zakho, Nothern Iraq, who were in dire need of shelter, received 300 tents from DRC. The tents, donated by DFID, have been installed with the help of DRC’s Emergency staff and are currently being used by IDP families. A distribution of food and water was done simultaneously with the tents. The IDPs also received 1,000 food parcels, sufficient to last a family of five for three days, and 430 boxes of water. These items were supported by DANIDA and UNICEF, respectively.

In the Sumel district of northern Iraq, DRC also distributed 1,018 kitchen sets, which were donated by UNHCR.
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