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WFP Launches WiFi System In Iraqi Refugee Camp

The World Food Programme (WFP) today launched an innovative project that provides wireless internet access to Syrian refugees living in Domiz refugee camp in northern Iraq, the largest refugee camp in Iraq which is home to 31,000 Syrian refugees. Syrian refugees forced to flee the conflict in Syria can now use the internet through the […]

First Secondary School for Syrian Refugees

UNESCO and IRC open the First Secondary School for Syrian Refugees in Domiz Camp In another major initiative to respond to the Syrian refugees’ crisis in Iraq and to help provide decent learning opportunities for the thousands of young people in the camps, UNESCO and the International Rescue Committee (IRC) held today a ceremony to […]

Praise for Open Border Policy for Syrian Refugees

Amid a continuing exodus of Syrians into Iraq’s Kurdistan region, the heads of the UN refugee agency and the World Food Programme praised the regional government for giving refuge to almost 200,000 people, including some 47,000 who arrived in the last two weeks. Despite the burden of accommodating such a large influx of refugees, the […]

KRG Struggles to Cope with Syrian Refugees

By Abdel Hamid Zebari for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. With the continuously deteriorating security and political situation in Syria, and the growing fighting between government and opposition forces, many Syrian citizens — particularly Syria’s Kurds — have been forced […]

UN Agencies in Iraq Help Syrian Refugees

A high-level UN delegation visited the Domiz refugee camp in Dohuk Governorate this week to witness the harsh living conditions of the refugees and to develop a joint coordinated response to the pending needs intensified in the sub-zero temperatures in Domiz. The delegation met with the Governor of Dohuk, Mr. Tamar R. Fatah, to thank […]