Tag Archives | Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

Life in the Margins: Paperless People of Post-Conflict Iraq

Five years after the declared end of the conflict with the Islamic State (IS), Iraq's recovery remains fragile as many communities remain in need of humanitarian assistance. Among those most at risk of exclusion are the one million internally displaced and returnee Iraqis that lack civil documentation, such as core identity documents and birth, marriage […]

New Report: Migration, Environment, and Climate Change in Iraq

By John Lee. Iraq has been named the fifth-most vulnerable country to climate breakdown, affected by soaring temperatures, insufficient and diminishing rainfall, intensified droughts and water scarcity, frequent sand and dust storms, and flooding. Compounding this, water policies in neighbouing countries have shrunk vital water sources, while rapid population growth, urbanization, and inefficient water use […]

ITC launches Partnerships with Agri-Food firms in Iraq

ITC launches partnerships with major agri-food companies in Iraq New partnerships to connect Iraqi agri-food companies with local producers have now been launched in the country with support from the European Union. The Strengthening the Agriculture and Agri-food Value Chain and Improving Trade Policy (SAAVI) project signed partnership agreements with major enterprises in the agri-business […]

Conflict stopping Displaced Families returning to Sinjar

Iraq: Conflict, destruction stopping displaced families from returning to Sinjar Widespread destruction of civilian houses, new clashes, and social tensions are stopping two thirds of displaced families from returning to their homes in Iraq's north-western town of Sinjar, according to a new report by the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC). Nearly five years on from the […]

New Partnerships to enhance Iraqi Agri-Business

The International Trade Centre's Strengthening the Agriculture and Agri-food Value Chain and Improving Trade Policy (SAAVI) project has signed a partnership agreement with Zuhoor al Watan in Baghdad. SAAVI will collaborate with Zuhoor al Watan, one of the largest agricultural and poultry production companies in Iraq, to connect smallholder producers, strengthen their capacity, and create […]

Half of Families in Drought-Affected Iraq need Assistance

One in two families in drought-affected Iraq need food assistance The scale of suffering inflicted by drought on Iraq's populations this year is laid bare in new research by the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC). It shows that one in two families in drought-affected regions require food assistance because of drought, while one in five do […]

ILO and NGOs agree on Improving Opportunities in Iraq

ILO and the Cash Consortium for Iraq sign MoU to advance the humanitarian-development nexus and improve economic opportunities for vulnerable populations The ILO and the Cash Consortium for Iraq (CCI) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) as part of the agencies' strategic partnership to strengthen collaboration in advancing economic growth and self-reliance for vulnerable […]

Iraqi Camp Closures leave 100,000 in Limbo

The ongoing rapid closure of displacement camps in Iraq is rendering homeless more than 100,000 people in the middle of the Covid-19 pandemic and at the onset of winter. The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is extremely concerned about the fate of thousands of displaced families living in camps across the country that are being closed […]

Celebrating the Small: MSMEs in Iraq

In Iraq, a country most recognized for its oil production, it's the micro - small - and medium-enterprises (MSMEs) that bring life and colour to the streets. Despite being the 'small' players in business, the private sector (excluding oil) accounts for close to 60% of employment, with MSMEs active in the widest range of sectors […]

New Career Opportunities in Iraqi Kurdistan

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised new positions in Iraqi Kurdistan: Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist, USAID/Iraq Performance Management and Evaluation Services (PMES) Activity, Dexis Consulting Group (Dexis) Livelihood Food Security Project Coordinator, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Security Risk Management Advisor, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) Programme Officer, International Organization for Migration (IOM) […]

New Career Opportunities in Iraqi Kurdistan

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised new positions in Iraqi Kurdistan: Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) Coordinator, INTERSOS - Organizzazione Umanitaria Onlus HR- Admin Coordinator, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Human Resources Assistant, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Monitoring & Evaluation Coordinator (A Senior Managerial Level), International Rescue Committee (IRC) Peace and Reconciliation Working […]

New Career Opportunities in Iraqi Kurdistan

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised new positions in Iraqi Kurdistan: Admin Assistant -Receptionist, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Logistic Coordinator, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) National Project Assistant, FAO - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Education Cluster Coordinator, Save the Children Grants Management Officer, Danish Refugee Council (DRC) Supply Chain Coordinator, […]