UN-KRG Humanitarian Appeal / Dohuk

Aug 12, 2014

KRG Officials and UN representatives during the IDPs Humanitarian Appeal that took place in Dukok, 12 August 2014.

The humanitarian aid by Duhok governorate to the IDPs has been mentioned during a press conference held in Dahok on 12 August, 2014. The conference was attended by a number of political and administrative officials, Turkish consulate, UN representatives and civil society organizations, during which the need and requirements of Duhok governorate to assist the IDPs, has been highlighted.

Dr. Dindar Zebari – Deputy Head of DFR

Farhad Amin Atroshi – Duhok Governor

UNDP in Partnership with UNHABITAT, UNOPS, UNFPA, and UNWOMEN is answering to this emergency call by:

A) Implementing a “Sustainable Shelters for IDPs” programme that will provide sustainable housing and early recovery services for approximately 1,000 IDP families in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. Each family will be housed in a prefabricated housing unit or in a composite unit within a collective shelter as appropriate, and will have access to electricity, water, and sanitation services.

B) Implementing a “Protection” programme to prevent and to respond to SGBV, trafficking and human rights violation among the IDPs with a special focus on women, girls, boys and disabled people. Such programme would include rights-awareness training among the IDPs and decision- makers in the relevant communities and camps, as well as various responses needed to help victims and providing access to counseling support.


Mizuho Yokoi,  Programme Specialist

Sarah Chardonnens,  Human Rights Support Officer

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