An electrical shortage was the cause for two tents at Bersivy 1 camp to receive substantial fire damage on the night of 30/01/2017. The good news is, that there were no casualties. It’s worth mentioning that Bersivy 1 camp is located in the district of Zakho and was established in 2014. The camp contains about 1,911 families.
With the support of the German red cross and in cooperation with the management of Gawelan refugee camp, hygiene products were distributed among 1,500 families on the 30th of January, 2017. This was done in order to safeguard the health of the refugees and to keep the camp clean. It’s worth mentioning that Gawelan camp is located in the district of Bardarash and was established in 2013. The camp is about 300 donums large and contains about 1,500 families.
In the presence of Ms. Laylan Mohamed Saalih, program manager at BRHA, Zyan center was opened in Malta Islam, Duhok. The center will be assisting people who are looking for jobs and will be organizing free language courses.
In cooperation with the management of Shekhan IDP camp, the Directorate of Petroleum was responsible for the distribution of kerosene among the IDPs of Shekhan camp on the 30th of January, 2017. Every family has received 150 liters of kerosene and this the second time they receive kerosene.
With the purpose of safeguarding the health of the IDP residents of Kabarto 1 camp, a committee consisting of members of the management of the camp and the police of the camp, visited several shops and seized the expired products. This happened on the 26th of January, 2017.
In cooperation with the management of Esyan IDP camp and DAK, the organizations BAP and PAO have organized a course on “How to establish your project” for a number of girls at the camp. The course will take about 5 days and started on the 25th of January, 2017.
In cooperation with the management of Esyan camp, ZINDA distributed food and hygiene products among 46 IDP families that were freed from Daa’ash (ISIS) captivity. This happened on the 24th of January, 2017.
Under the banner “Your smile is our goal” and in cooperation with the management of Esyan camp, VOP distributed clothing and gifts among 41 children on the 23th of January, 2017.
Under the banner “You have to support yourself” and in cooperation with the management of Esyan IDP camp, Samaritan’s Purse organized a course on health and maintenance for a number of IDPs. Mr. Hividar Mohamed and Mr. Niroj Abdulmanaf gave the lectures on the 25th of January, 2017.