• Iraq Crisis Response and Resilience Programme Annual Report 2016
    May 3, 2017

    The humanitarian, security and development crisis in Iraq is ongoing, volatile and extreme. Since the war in Syria began, about 250,000 refugees have crossed into Iraq, predominantly into the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KR-I).

  • Area Based Recovery Approach (ABRA) 2018
    Aug 7, 2018

    Today’s post-ISIL Iraq faces multiple challenges, with over two million Internally Displaced People (IDPs) still unable to return home due to prevailing security threats, extensive damage to public infrastructure, homes and lack of opportunities for employment and income.

  • Study: Niche Markets and Growth Sectors in Northern Iraq
    Sep 12, 2017

    Iraq, and in particular northern Iraq, is rich in agricultural resources. Recent years, however, have seen an over-reliance on the oil sector to drive growth. In 2014, deteriorating security and conflict in Iraq, coupled with a dramatic fall in global oil prices, caused a severe economic recession in the country.

  • UNDP-MERI Report: Pathways to Resilience for Syrian Refugees Living in Camps in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq
    Sep 1, 2015

    This is the final integrated report of the Resilience Feasibility Study of the “Syrian Refugee Camps and their Neighbouring Host Communities” in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq commissioned by the UNDP Office in Erbil.

  • Developing a Private Sector Housing Finance Market in Iraq
    Nov 29, 2012

    Due to population growth, rapid urbanisation, wars, international sanctions, internal conflict and displacement, providing affordable housing to all citizens is one of the main social and political challenges in today’s Iraq.

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