For the purpose of checking the progress of the establishment of the 22th camp Darkar (in Zakho), the assistant of the governor of Duhok in IDP and refugee affairs, Mr. Ismail Mohamed Ahmed, visited the IDP camp. Mr. Idrees Nabi Saalih, the executive director of BRHA, was of those who were also present.
The camp has been finished for about 85%. The work on the main roads inside and outside the camp, the water and electricity, the fences, the office of the management of the camp and the placement of 750 caravans has been completed. They decided to add another 51 caravans, which will make the total amount 801.
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On the 28th of April 2016, a health center consisting of seven departments was opened at Rawanga camp. Of those who were present were, Mr. Ismail Mohamed Ahmed, the mayor of Semel, the german consul, the general director of health of the province of Duhok, the representatives of GIZ and MALTESER, the BARZAN charity foundation and others.
The health center has two sections. The general health section contains the following departments: “General health”; “Teeth”; “Skin”; “Mental health”; “Children”; “CT scan” and a laboratory. The Child birth section contains the following departments: “Disease diagnosis”; “CT scan” and two rooms containing eight beds for the sick. The health center will be providing services to about 14,700 residents of Rawanga camp.
The project was made possible under the supervision of BRHA and with the financial aid of GIZ. MALTESER and the directorate of health of Semel will be helping with the sick. WAHA will be helping at the Child birth section.
With the help and cooperation of BRHA and the general directorate of health, FRC ended the three day course about health and raising awareness in general. The course was made possible with the help of UNICEF. This happened on the 28th of April, 2016, and in the presence of Ms. Lailan Mohamed Saalih.
Under the supervision of BRHA and in cooperation with the general directorate of education of the province of Duhok, CRS opened a school (off camp) consisting of six classrooms under the name of “IDP school of Aqra”.This happened In the presence of the Mayor Aqra, Mr. Maazn Mohamed Said, and the representatives of the directorates of education of Duhok and Naynawaa.
In cooperation with BRHA, the United Nations Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights, Ms. Kate Gilmore; the former head of the northern African department, Mr. Mohamed al-Mansour; the head of the Iraqi department, Mr. Mohamed Hajij; Human rights office director for UNAMI, Mr. Francisco Mota and some other officials like Ms. Ruwaida al-Haaj, visited Sharya camp.
The delegation met with the management of the camp and talked about the living circumstances of the IDP residents and their psychological condition. They also visited several families at the camp. At the end, the management of the camp talked to them about the importance of psychological and monetary assistance for the IDPs of Sharya camp.
Under the supervision of the warehouse unit of BRHA and with the support of the camp management, the organization LWF distributed a number of hygiene products among 755 IDP families that live in Dawidiya camp. The products that were distributed among the families were: Dettol, soap, shampoo, tooth brushes and toothpaste.
The management of Domiz 1 camp has opened an exhibition center for paintings at the camp, in the presence of many Kurdish refugees from Rojava. At Domiz 1 camp there are several artist, like Anwar Muhamad and Nabila Brhak, and their paintings will be displayed at the exhibition center.
After the Kurdish refugees from Rojava at Domiz camp participated in a knowledge contest, the students who placed first, second and third were awarded gifts. The ones who awarded the gifts were the head of education of Semel, the management of Domiz camp and the director of the school.
Under the supervision of BRHA and the management of Mamrashan camp, the IDP residents of the camp received several food items. This happened on the 10th of April 2016 and was offered by CARITAS. The management of the camp distributed it among 670 families.