29 Nov 2016
Sunday, November 27 through Wednesday November 30, 2016, Heartland Alliance International is hosting a MHPSS Training of Trainers in Erbil focusing on child protection, emergency first aid, unaccompanied minors, psychosocial development and monitoring & evaluation for MHPSS programming. Participants include local CSOs, NGOs, social workers, and detention facility staff, directly working with IDPs and detainees in the Nineveh and Erbil regions. Participants will return to their host organizations and conduct related trainings for fellow staff members in order provide better protection to children, youth and their families impacted by Mosul operations.
Over the last week Islamic Relief Worldwide (IRW) implemented the following activities: Food and NFIs support to newly-displaced families Hassansham camps During the last week, IRW’s team distributed 986 Food parcel & NFIs to 4,978 individuals who recently arrived to HassanSham camp last week from Gogjali, Hay Alzahraa, AlQudis, Alentesar and Sadam. GBV support to IDPs in Kirkuk IRW with support of UNFPA, in Laylan, Nazrawa and Daquq camps provided Psycho-Social support to 33 women and 89 females have attended awareness sessions on GBV and also Peer education course were conducted for adolescent.  
The United Iraqi Medical Society For Relief & Development – UIMS funded by (OCHA) distributed the fifth part of food parcels to the IDP families in Al-Amiriyah central camp in Anbar province. UIMS staff distributed the fifth part in 8 camps within the central camp included 1600 constant monthly food parcels to IDP families. The campaign covered 1600 families included 205 families in um al-qura camp (AF 6), 291 families in Al-Hajaj camp (AF 4), 140 families in Al-Falluja camp (AF 15), 281 families in Al-Saada camp (AF 8), 224 families in Al-Wafaa camp, 219 families in Al-Matin camp (AF 19), 190 families in Al-Abrar camp near (AF 21), & 50 families in Al-Saha camp (Hijra 3). The United Iraqi…
27 Nov 2016

REACH - Activity Report - October

Sunday, 27 November 2016
Rehabilitation, Education and Community Health (REACH) is a non-governmental, non-profit and independent Iraqi organization, conducting its activities in Diyala, Kirkuk, Erbil, Duhok, Ninevah and Sulaimaniya governorates of Iraq. REACH provides humanitarian aid to IDPs, refugees and host communities, by assisting and supporting their efforts to make a difference in their lives and developing their capacity to respond to emergencies with the support of partner agencies. Please find the Monthly Progress Report for October 2016 attached below.
22 Nov 2016
In mid-November, ACTED conducted two rapid Risk Assessment Site Prioritisation (RASP)s in Baybukht village primary school and secondary school, where IDPs fleeing conflict in and around Mosul have sought temporary shelter. The assessments revealed insufficient sanitation and hygiene facilities with up to 90 families sharing 2 toilets and 1 shower. The assessments also revealed electricity shortages, raising protection concerns for women and girls at night and a lack of family privacy in rooms due to congestion on site. Other shortages included water, food and hygiene items. Within the following days, ACTED conducted a full RRM distribution for 389 families (2,371 individuals). In collaboration with UNICEF, ACTED installed 3 latrines which were connected to the existing sceptic tank and also installed…
DRC International, Regional Directors visit Iraq to assess Mosul response “If we fail to get it right, we fail Iraqis.” ERBIL, Kurdistan Region of Iraq – With the majority of humanitarian work rightly focusing on the 60,000 Iraqis displaced in the first month of the Mosul operations, DRC urges the international community to also start looking at returnees. “If we fail this, we fail Iraqis,” said DRC International Director Ann Mary Olsen. “DRC sees a tremendous need to increase the efforts of reconciliation, recovery and long-term engagement even at this early stage in the Mosul response, and is committed to partner throughout this process,” she added. As many as 85 percent of IDPs are currently living in camps and informal…