On the 9th of January the organization Step-In received a certificate of appreciation for their role in supporting the IDPs and refugees in the province of Duhok, especially in the sector of health.
On the 27th of December, BRHA had a meeting with several organizations connected to the UN. During the meeting they spoke about the plans that had been made for the year 2018 and what obstructions they have faced with several projects during that year and how to counter the obstructions during 2019 and the plans for 2019.
On the 26th of December, gifts were distributed among several sick children at Hivi hospital, the gifts consisted of clothing and other necessities. The distribution was for the purpose of supporting the sick children at the hospital.
Under the supervision of Mr. Ismail Mohamed Ahmed, the governor’s assistant in IDP and refugee affairs, a meeting was held with the camp managers on the circumstances of the IDPs and refugees and how to prepare for 2019. The meeting took place on the 23nd of December, 2018.
In cooperation with BRHA and Qandil, the American University of Kurdistan (AUK) had organized a course for the staff of BRHA. The course that took about a month and a half was for the purpose of improving the English language of the staff members and to make them able to write reports and e-mails. The course came to an end on the 20th of December, 2018.