Capacity Building: Conducting 7 Health Awareness Training for total 350 Syrian female refugees in Sulaimaniya and Erbil Province. Starting 2 vocational training in Barika- Sulaimaniya province for the 17 women in Sewing and 13 men in hair cutting. 2 trainers are chosen from the Syrian refugees as well. Opening literacy courses for 16 Syrain women above the age of 25 for 2 months in the first stage in Moqbla Camp in Sumeel area – Duhok province. Completing a computer course of 18 Syrain refugees (6 females and 12 males) and starting a new coputer course for another 18 interested Syrain in Moqbla camp – Sumeel area – Duhok province. Starting a hair cutting course for 11 female Turkish refugees in…
(Please find the complete report attached) Food SectorI. Agreement with WFP (Food Distribution in Qaem):According to the new agreement signed with WFP in May to support 500 IDPs families fromAnbar, IR-Iraq has started with distribution of food parcels to the 500 vulnerable IDP familiesin Qaem district (west of Iraq). With min of May, cycle one of this project has beencompletely finished according to the plan. The following outputs have been achieved: Up to 32,550 MT of food commodities distributed in Qaem and Al-Obaidi district. 500 displaced families (about 3,261 individuals) received their essential food items that planned to cover their needs for 1 month. Database of 500 displaced families collected and entered into excel sheets. Local workers from host community…
27 May 2014
PROTECTION ASSISTANCE AND REINTEGRATION CENTER (PARC) IN CAMP & NON-CAMP AREAS/ UNHCR PROGRAM - PARC team did 2 filed visits in non-camp area for 46 families and their needs were identified. - PARC referred 18 different cases of SAS and old refugees to different institutions that Harikar has coordination with for providing them with assistance and services. - Legal assistance has been provided for 9 cases of camp and non-camp Syrian Asylum Seekers and Turkish refugees. - Continuous follow up for registration cases of Syrian Asylum seekers by PARC team. - PARC team in Domiz Camp reported 56 cases related to registration and followed up them with registration center. - PARC team distributed transportation fees on 42 old refugee students…
Life for Relief and Development’s Iraq's office installed water filtration/water cooler units with water holding tanks in 2 schools in Diyala, Iraq as part of an ongoing effort by Veteran’s for Peace, USA to provide clean, purified drinking water to public institutions such as schools, clinics and public buildings throughout Iraq. The project was completed in May 2014 and new replacement filters were given to the schools to last for one year. The beneficiaries of the project were students, teachers and support staff in Al-Zaituna Girls School and Chiya School for Boys (morning) and Girls (afternoon). Khanaqin's Directorate of Education and the schools' management, teachers and students thanked all those involved and expressed their gratitude to Life for Relief and…
Iraqi Women Make Gains in Elections! In the recent elections, Iraqi women won 22 seats in the Council of Representatives outside the quota system. This figure is indicative of the growing leadership of women in Iraq and increasing confidence of the electorate in women candidates! National Youth Orchestra of Iraq: American Debut! We are continuing to work with the National Youth Orchestra of Iraq! Called, "The Bravest Orchestra in the World", they are made up of Kurd, Sunni, Shia and Christian youth. Risking terrorist attacks, sectarian violence and fundamentalism, the young people of the Iraqi National Youth Orchestra share their love of music with the world. These remarkable young people are headed to the United States for the first time…
Over the past 8 months, ACTED has provided World Food Programme food assistance to over 31,000 Syrian refugees in Iraqi Kurdistan.Where few can forget recent images of the circumstances that Syrians in Yarmouk Camp were reduced to in desperate attempt to receive food distributions, the situation in the Iraqi Kurdistan could not provide a starker contrast: calm queues and food aplenty. Rice may not be what’s usually on the menu in their home country of Syria, but thousands of refugees living in camps in Iraqi Kurdistan have received food parcels from the World Food Programme, distributed by ACTED. Several camps in the Iraqi Kurdistan were opened in the autumn of 2013 to house a mass influx of refugees who entered…