As part of its initiatives to guarantee young Syrian refugees their right to quality education, UNESCO Office for Iraq expanded its activities in the camps, launching a new series of training targeting teachers and parents in the two main camps of Darashkran and Kawargowsak in the Kurdistan region of Iraq. After training teachers and opening the first secondary school in Domiz camp in Duhok, UNESCO Office for Iraq held similar training programmes in the two camps of Darashakaran and Kawargoesk in Erbil to introduce more than 40 teachers and over 35 members of Parent Teacher Associations to interactive learning and the complex aspects of emergency education. Held on the camps premises between 12 and 24 April 2014, the training was…
Funded from UNHCR and implemented by UIMS, within Transitional and Epidemiological Diseases program an educational workshop was held in Al-Obeidi camp for Syrian refugees. Where workshop targeted 60 male and female Syrian refugees, 20 participants each day and with the participation of six female Syrian refugees as volunteers who had trained in the first aid training project that been implemented by UIMS and funded by NCCI and UNHCR in 2013.
The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) in collaboration with UNHCR has completed a shelter construction project in Qushtapa Camp, one of the permanent sites in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq that is hosting more than 4,500 Syrian refugees. The completion of 240 tent slabs and 60 kitchens ended the initial phase of DRC's shelter project on 15th April, 2014.Improving refugees' shelters in Qushtapa Camp was an immediate intervention to reduce the effects of the extremely hot summers in Iraq; and also helping to insulate the shelters from the cold, rain and muddy conditions brought in during the winter period. In the long run, the joint DRC and UNHCR project reinforces the goal of promoting a better quality of life for the…
The conflict in Anbar has caused almost 400.000 internally displaced (IDP) on top the 1 million already in displacement in Iraq. In the capital of Baghdad the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) has been able to reachsome of the most vulnerable IDP’s with cash assistance. Over the last one month, DRC started its protection monitoring project in Baghdad aiming to mitigate the adverse effects of displacement; attributed to the loss of legal and social rights, as well as the lack of access to basic services. The project, targeting 2,000 IDP families is concentrated in five communities of Baghdad, namely Al Ghazaliya, Hettin, Amereya, Adameya and Al Khadra. “With a rapidly increasing number of IDP’s and new waves of displacement to more…
22 Apr 2014
REACH activities in the last two weeks: Apr 6 - Apr 20, 2014. - Conducting 4 Health Awareness Training for total 190 Syrain femal refuges in Sulaimaniya and Erbil Porvince. - Establishing 2 gardens (200m2) in Sarqalla and Gobtapa villages – Sangaw district – Sulaimaniya Province. And designate them to poor families to be a source of income. This 2 gardens will benefit Families in the area as general and will have the impact on people to depend more on local products and will lead to strengthening the infrastructure. - Maintaining 5 plastic houses that were destroyed with wind in Kanishaetan area – Suliamniya province, planting 1300 plants and putting the irrigation system for nearly 20 acres field. - Preparation…
22 Apr 2014
PROTECTION ASSISTANCE IN CAMP & NON-CAMP AREAS SYRIAN RESPONSE & REGULAR PROGRAM - PARC team did 3 field visits in Summel/Shahidan, Duhok/Zirka, and Duhok Khabat. During the 3 visits, the team interviewed 31 families (138 individuals), and there needs were identified. - PARC team did 7 assessment visits for refugees in Hussainya, Daratoo, Malabirwan and Balqos. During the week 388 families were interviewed and main issues were identified and information was collected to be shared with UNHCR and REACH Organization for livelihood programs. - 21 Different cases of SAS and old refugees were referred to different institutions theta Harikar has coordination with for providing them with assistance and services. - Legal assistance has been provided for 11 cases of camp…