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05 Mar 2014

Fuad Updates

Wednesday, 05 March 2014
Foundation of United for Relief and Sustainable Development (FUAD) is a local Non-governmental Organization established in Iraq since 2003 to provide help and assistance to IDPs, Returnee and displaced families, and also to contribute in supporting the Developmental and infrastructure Programs of Iraqi society through organizing and implementing various projects and programs in deferent sectors of Relief, Shelter, Education, Health, Capacity Building and other Services projects. Foundation of United (FUAD) and through its branches in Baghdad, Diyala and Kirkuk with the fund and support of International Organizations and UN Agencies adopts during implementing project a direct coordination and cooperation mechanism with the relevant Governmental Authorities such as MODM, Provincial and Municipal councils, Local Associations and Organizations of civil society. The…
The United Nations Iraq and the Iraqi Ministry of Migration and Displacement today launched an appeal to address the immediate humanitarian needs of the hundreds of thousands of people affected by the ongoing fighting in Anbar Province. The Strategic Response Plan will benefit up to 240,000 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) as well as those within host communities, and those stranded in conflict affected areas in Anbar province. The plan calls for USD 103.7 million to cover the provision of assistance in Non Food Items/Shelter, Protection, Health, Food, Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), Education, and Logistics. "Since the beginning of the year the UN Humanitarian Agencies have been working in Anbar Province and across Iraq to address the humanitarian needs of…
05 Mar 2014
In this film (click here to view), we follow ICRC staff as they visit Suleymanieh Central Prison in Northern Iraq and explain the nature of their work. The ICRC has been working in places of detention in Iraq since 1980. In 2013, it visited nearly 40,000 people in 74 places of detention to monitor their treatment and living conditions. ICRC delegates visiting prisons in Iraq work closely with the authorities to improve life for detainees, from ensuring judicial guarantees are respected to reconnecting detainees with their family on the outside. Why does the ICRC visit detainees in Iraq?The main idea behind ICRC visits is to ensure that all detainees are treated with dignity and humanity. The first step towards achieving…
 Duhok, 3 March 2014, In another major initiative to respond to the Syrian refugees' crisis in Iraq and to help provide decent learning opportunities for the thousands of young people in the camps, UNESCO and the International Rescue Committee (IRC) held today a ceremony to announce the official opening of the Derek Secondary School, the first secondary school for Syrian refugees in Domiz Camp in Duhok. "Now, hundreds of youth have again the opportunity to come together, to explore and to learn", stated UNESCO representative to Iraq and country office director Axel Plathe, who praised the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) for its special efforts in supporting education within the refugees community. Addressing the students, Mr. Plathe called to "take advantage…
The Human Relief Foundation - Office of Anbar - Provided humanitarian aid to the displaced families from areas in Anbar and Fallujah and edges to the Housing Complex at 7 Kilometers and this included the distribution of aid to 500 families, who were supplied with food baskets, a blanket and sponge mattresses.
Nature Iraq’s Waterkeepers Iraq Program is more than a month into its 60-day crowd-funding campaign to support the Rawanduz River Expedition, its new initiative to protect rivers in Iraq. We’ve raised 3600 USD of our 10,000 USD goal and have just 27 days to go. Along with our partners in the project (Nature Iraq Foundation, American Canoe Association and Majestic Heights Outdoor Adventures, a Kurdistan Iraq-based eco-tourism company), we hope you can lend us your support for this project that will raise awareness and change attitudes toward Iraq’s threatened rivers.You can read the full story on Indiegogo or the Program website. We only have 27 days left to raise the funds we need, so please support the Rawanduz Kayak Expedition…