Dispatches from the Field

Kirkuk, Iraq

Iraq IDP Camp Update

An update on recent activities in Internally Displaced Person (IDP) camps in Kirkuk, Iraq. Camps in Kirkuk have been busy the last few weeks with a visit from Santa, non food item (NFI) and core relief item (CRI) distributions, and various other happenings.
Duhok, Iraq

Workshops Equip and Empower Local NGOs

The Community Cohesion in Duhok (CCD) project – funded by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) –  works to increase the capacity of local NGOs in order to build social cohesion and restore social trust in Duhok, Iraq. Through workshops put on by the CCD project, IRD/Blumont was able to assist three local NGOs – Kurdish Social Development (KSD), Parwar Organization for Developing Culture and Education (PODCE) and Duhok Organization for Volunteer Youth (DOVY) –  to better serve their communities.