In the presence of Mr. Ferhad Ameen, the govenor of the province of Duhok, and the Consul general of South-Korea to the Kurdish region, an official ceremony was held for the distribution of healthcare products (medicine, etc.) (by the South-Korean government) at Sharya Camp on the 15th of November, 2018. During the coming period, 110 types of healthcare products will be distributed among the healthcare centers at the camps in the districts of Semel and Zakho.
A delegation, consisting of several teachers from the American University of Kurdistan (AUK) in Duhok visited Sharya Camp on the 29th of October, 2018. The purpose of the visit was, to observe the circumstances of the IDPs from close by and to get to know what the schools at the camp need and wat the needs of the camp are in general (concerning WASH for example).
The French senator and French consul visited Sharya Camp on the 18th of September, 2018. During the visit Mr. Ismail Mohammed Ahmed expressed that he hopes that the support of the French government will continue. The delegation also visited the IDPs at the camp, to observe the circumstances of the IDPs from close by.
On the 14th of August, the president of the American University in Duhok, Mr. John Menzies, visited Sharya Camp. The delegation was welcomed by mr. Ismail Mohamed Ahmed, the governor’s assistant and the manager of the camp. During the visit the president of AUK spoke about the projects AUK wants to establish for Sharya camp. One of the projects is to provide Sharya Camp with electricity via wind mills.
A delegation of the U.S. commission on International Religious Freedom visited Sharya Camp on the 27th of March, 2018. They spoke about the circumstances of the IDPs and several other subjects at the camp during the meeting they had with the management of the camp ans Ms. Laylan Mohamed Saalih, the program manager of BRHA.
For the purpose of protecting the IDPs and refugees at the camps, a workshop on “protection” was given to the departments of the camps (Kabarto 1 and 2, Sharya, Domiz and Rawanga), that concern themselves with protection. The workshop was organized by BRHA and UNHCR and took place at Kabarto 1 Camp on the 14th of May, 2017.