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Kuwait Commits $200 million for IDPs

By Simon Kent. The Kuwaiti government has announced that $200 million will be dispersed to internally displaced people–refugees– throughout the south, centre and north of Iraq. The aid will be distributed through the Kuwaiti Red Crescent and assist some of the 5 million conflict displaced people within Iraq. According to the Kuwaiti Red Crescent, the […]

Al Kindi Society Announce January Forum

By John Lee. The Al Kindi Society for Engineers have announced they will be hosting a forum on the role of engineering in Iraq’s current crisis. The event will be held at the Hilton Metropole Hotel in North London on the 10th of January. Anyone who wishes to attend must register here. For those not […]

More Assistance for Displaced Persons

The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement has pledged to intensify its humanitarian activities in Iraq, and to increase assistance for more than 1.5 million Iraqis displaced as a result of continuous fighting in various parts of the country. The pledge was made during a visit to Iraq by Movement leaders that included the […]

UK to Provide Humanitarian Support

Britain will provide an initial £3 million ($5.1 million) of emergency humanitarian assistance to help civilians fleeing the ISIS advance in Northern Iraq International Development Secretary Justine Greening has activated the UK’s Rapid Response Facility (RRF), which provides emergency support via pre-approved organisations in the event of a humanitarian crisis overseas. It follows an initial […]