On the 30th of July, Mr. Ismail Mohamed Ahmed, the governor’s assistant in IDP and refugee affairs, the consul of the Czech Republic and several organizations visited the site where a center for autism is being built in Duhok. The project is being funded by the Czech government and is being established in cooperation with BRHA (the Duhok governorate). The amount of 569,650,000 IQD has been reserved for this project, which should be completed (as planned) in about 240 days.
SOSD had organized a football tournament at Bersivy 2 Camp, in cooperation with the management of the camp. The tournament, in which 10 teams participated, came to an end on the 26th of July, 2018.
For 7 days, the IDPs at Kabartu 2 Camp were informed and advised on topics concerning hygiene. This was done for the purpose of safeguarding the health of the IDPs and about 100 volunteers participated in the event, which came to an end on the 24th of July, 2017.
The tournament that was organized by IOM, came to an end on the 22nd of July, 2018.
A barber course was started at Bersivy 1 Camp for the youth (IDPs) at the camp on the 22nd of July, 2018. The course was made possible by BCF and the management of the camp. The course will take about 15 days.
With the purpose of increasing the aid for the IDPs and refugees, especially food items, mr. Ismail Mohamed Ahmed, the governor’s assistant in IDP and refugee affairs met with ms. Marian Ward, the representative of WFP, at the office of BRHA on the 17th of July, 2018. During the meeting, they spoke about the circumstances of the IDPs and refugees and the governor’s assistant put emphasis on aiding the IDPs and refugees that live outside the camps.
The organization GOAL organized a seminar for IDPs on how to run a small business (i.e. a barbershop, chicken farm, carpenter’s shop, etc.) or find a job in order for them to be able to run their own businesses (after taking courses). Several businesses were invited to join the conversation and be able to help out several participants (giving them a job). About 41 IDPs, refugees and local people participated in the seminar that took place on the 17th of July, 2018. The participants that want to open a business will receive financial support for 3 months from the aforementioned organization.
On the 15th of July, the distribution of kerosene started among the IDPs at the camps in the Duhok governorate. This was made possible by the Directorate of Migration and Displacement in Iraq, in cooperation with BRHA. Each family will be receiving 40 liters of kerosene. The IDPs at Dawidiya Camp and Bersivy 1 and 2 Camp have receive their share of kerosene and this will continue until all IDPs have received their share.