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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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During the peak of movement restrictions and the other measures applied by the authorities to control COVID – 19 pandemic, SWEDO and in collaboration with our UNHCR partner, continued to assess and respond to the needs of our Persons of Concern following a fire incident in Bajid Kandala Camp, SWEDO was able to distribute Non-Food and Core Relief Items to the impacted families.

Despite the recent restrictions following the outbreak of COVID 19, and in coordination with our UNHCR partner in the Governorate of Duhok, SWEDO teams devotedly were present in camps affected by floods and heavy rains to distribute Core Relief Items to households and Persons of Concern. SWEDO will continue with its emergency response until affected beneficiaries in all camps are assisted and their needs are addressed.

Ever since the outbreak of COVID-19, SWEDO Swedish Development Aid Organization and in coordination with its partner UNHCR, counterparts from the Ministry of Health, and World Health Organization, streamlined its wide range of activities and 28 years of building trust with the communities to deliver messages of advice on precautionary measures for Persons of Concerns to follow at this time of the pandemic. Approximately 575,267 Internally Displaced Persons – IDPs, and nearly all 270,000 Syrian refugees in Iraq residing in … read more

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