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QANDIL is a not-for-profit, non-governmental, non-political, and non-religious humanitarian aid organization that was founded in 1991 in Stockholm, Sweden.
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SOURCE: http://www.unhcr.org As the focus of military action turns toward retaking the country’s second city, the UN Refugee Agency is stepping up efforts to assist hundreds of thousands more people. GENEVA – Displacement in Iraq may be about to worsen dramatically with the focus of military action turning towards retaking Mosul, the country’s second largest city, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, said today. The city in northern Iraq was captured by militants in June 2014, a time when it had … read more
Under the Slogan “Engaging Communities to Empower Communities”, QANDIL and UNHCR has officially launched the Outreach volunteers program in Erbil governorate on the 19th of July in Kanazan and Shawes, and 20th July in Koya. The event was partaken by different parties, including QANDIL and UNHCR representatives, Government officials, members of Refugees, IDPs and Host communities. The outreach project aims to engage members of the displaced and host communities in protection services. Designed in conjunction with UNHCR’s protection unit, the … read more