27 Sep 2016

KURDS - Activity Report August 2016

Tuesday, 27 September 2016
Kurdistan Reconstruction and Development Society (KURDS) is a non-for profit, humanitarian, independent and community-based organization that was founded in early 90s with the objective of reversing the destruction of large areas of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. In doing so, KURDS commenced with the tangible target of restoring the infrastructure of war-torn areas, first, then rehabilitating those areas through construction of basic services projects like water, shelters, sanitations, interior road, irrigation channels, health centers, capacity building…etc. with substantiation of population movement back to their “natural habitats” by creating income and educating inhabitants on coexistence principles. KURDS has been involved in the response to Refugee activities since the outbreak of the Syrian refugee crisis in Kurdistan Region and have established presence…
27 Sep 2016
Baghdad Last week NRC signed contracts with landlords in preparation for rehabilitation of shelters for internally displaced persons (IDPs) currently residing in Dora, Radhwaniya, Abu Ghraib and Ameriyat Al-Fallujah in Anbar. NRC also continued with Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) activities in the Ameriyat Al-Fallujah complex and Bzeibez area by conducting water trucking. IDPs from Anbar as well as recently displaced people from Ninewa received legal assistances through NRC’s Information, Counselling and Legal Assistance (ICLA) projects. Further, Camp Coordination and Camp Management (CCCM) support was provided to IDPs in camp and non-camps settings in Ameriyat Al-Fallujah, Habaniya Tourist City, and Khalidiya. NRC also continued to distribute cash to IDPs in Anbar.  The cash assistance is meant to provide displaced people…
On the 24th of September 2016 Mercy Hands conducted a 3 hour workshop to address the ongoing problem in Karbala of child begging and labor. The invitees of the workshop amounted to 20 participants who were comprised of representatives from local and international civil society organizations, the Karbala police department, and the Iraqi Parliament representative for Karbala. In addition two Iraqi TV channels covered the session (Al-Mada TV and Hona Baghdad) and the session was broadcasted live on the Mercy Hands Facebook page. Please find the complete workshop report attached below.
27 Sep 2016
ALMORTAQA continues implementing education project targeted internally displaced students in AnbarAnbar 23 September 2016 450 internally displaced students in Ameriyahtul-Fallujah camp are still receiving catch up classes in the intermediate and secondary stages. This activity is part of the educational project (my education is my future) which is implemented by ALMORTAQA Foundation for Development with support of the local community ALMORTAQA implements a project in the livelihoods for the IDPs in AnbarAnbar, 22 September 2016 A team of ALMORTAQA Foundation for Development assessed the needs of a number of schools in Anbar. This comes within the activities of a project in securing the livelihoods for IDPs funded by Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs OCHA. 300 IDPs will benifit…
Mine Action Coordination Meeting at iMMAP office-Erbil -21 September 2016 iMMAP organised and hosted a monthly Nationwide Mine Action Coordination Meeting at iMMAP office in Erbil on 21 September 2016 concerning the “Gray Area”.  The areas refer to those recently retaken from ISIL which fall under the shared humanitarian mine action reasonability of both Directorate of Mine Action (Bagdad) and Iraqi Kurdistan Mine Action Agency (Erbil). The participants included representatives from, mine action NGOs, national authorities of Bagdad and Erbil, commercial entities, concerned ministries, and consulate and coalition force representatives. The coordination meeting is a monthly meeting to update all parties about the current status of IED/ERW contamination in the Gray Area, recent progress, clearance achievement and the coordination and…
22 Sep 2016
The effects and outcomes of the war with ISIS have left the recently liberated provinces in dire states due. In Salah Al-Din the security situation, in general, has settled, however due to large numbers of displacement, children are the most vulnerable, many living on the street, and are unable to access basic education. Due to lack of shelter, IDPs are living in the schools of Tikrit as they have no where else to go. This problem has resulted with 2 major effects: 1.The IDP children can't get Education.2. The IDPs occupying schools are an obstacle preventing schools from being in session according to the school year. The complete Salah Al-Din IDPs Education Situation Update can be found attached below.