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QANDIL's team visited Koya city and provided financial assistance to 30 IDP families. On the same day, another team at QANDIL's Protection Assistance and Reintegration Center (PARC) distributed cash assistance to 18 other IDP families living in Ankawa area, Erbil
The number of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) from January to 26 October 2014 has been revised upwards from 1.8 million to 1.9 million people across 1,928 sites. The Strategic Response Plan (SRP) for 2014-2015 was released in the month of October with a total ask of USD 2.2 Billion. The projected funding requirement for the year 2014 is USD 1.2 Billion (USD 608 Million raised) and for the year 2015 USD 1 Billion. According to OCHA, throughout Iraq 1.26 million IDPs are in need of shelter and NFI assistance. An estimated 600,000 people are in need of immediate winterisation assistance. A significant proportion of the overall displaced, 31 per cent (98,071 families), have sought refuge in alternative shelter arrangements such…
Four-year-old Sindis and her family were violently uprooted from their home in Iraq in August and sought refuge in a displaced persons’ camp in Iraqi Kurdistan. Life in the camp has been difficult for the whole family, but especially for Sindis, who is paralyzed from the waist down due to spina bifida. “What Sindis enjoys the most is being surrounded by children and playing with them,” said Friad, her mother. However, with no wheelchair, Sindis rarely left the confines of her family’s small tent and was isolated from the community. A few weeks ago, a Handicap International mobile rehabilitation team found the family, and took measure of their acute needs. Not long after, they returned with a brand new, custom-fit…
The Charitable Society for the care of widows and orphans has Distributed 1000 of meat share for IDP people in ramadi city Through the campaign launched by the Assembly to help people displaced by the war and the ongoing battles now in Anbar
05 Nov 2014

Qandil - Activites For IDP In Zahko

Wednesday, 05 November 2014
Together with the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR), QANDIL Swedish Humanitarian Aid Organization delivered 607 winterization kits to the IDPs living in Zahko municipality, Duhok governorate. QANDIL hardly works to further elaborate efforts in order to ease the life of more IPDs and refugees during the fast approaching of winter season. However, our efforts need to be assisted, too. We look forward to receiving additional support in achieving our humanitarian obligation.
This week Mission East will complete distribution of Winterized NFI kits to 450 families in the Western part of Zakho in partnership with Medair. Mission East and Medair are working together to serve approximately 1450 families total in Zone 27 and 7 in Zakho. The focus is to address the needs of people who are living in the most critical conditions, primarily those that are living in unfinished buildings and abandoned warehouses. Since many people fled with only the clothes on their back, the Winterized kits are meant to provide some basic necessities including mattresses, pillows, a small hygiene kit, and a jerry can. Extra thick blankets are provided to help with the increasingly cold nights as well as a…