Internally displaced children and Iraqi Red Crescent Volunteer
Safin Ahmed / Iraqi Red Crescent Society

North Iraq Emergency relief for internally displaced persons (IDPs) and refugees

Since early 2014 Iraq has been suffering repeated heavy fighting. With no end in sight, in the meantime more than 3 million people have been displaced within the country. Many of them are seeking refuge in the autonomous region of Kurdistan in North Iraq, which is already hosting more than 240 000 Syrian refugees. Because the living conditions of these displaced persons are precarious, the German Red Cross is supporting the Iraqi Red Crescent in its emergency relief efforts.

Region: Autonomous region of Kurdistan - Provinces of Dohuk, Suleimaniyah and Erbil
Project volume: 4 755 728 EUR
Finance: German Ministry of Foreign office, donations
Partners: Iraqi Red Crescent (IRC)

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