SWEDO will continue to distributing Non-Food and Core Relief Items in all camp and non-camp locations

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.

SWEDO will continue with its emergency response until affected beneficiaries in all camps are assisted and their needs are addressed.

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.

SWEDO Iraq operation during the COVID-19 pandemic

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

#HearMeToo – QANDIL Joins The International Campaign to Combat Violence Against Women and Girls

“Violence is manifested in many different ways, and so is violence against women and girls. All over the world, women and girls are experiencing extensive abuse through physical, economical and emotional violence. The contexts and challenges differ across different places and we are all obliged to take a firm stand and action to combat gender-based violence and advocate for women’s rights. As a humanitarian aid organization, providing humanitarian assistance and promoting sustainable and peaceful societies, we constantly witness how refugees … read more

QANDIL Secretary General from Sweden Visits Iraq

QANDIL’s Secretary General Mr. Daniel visited Iraq on 12 April, 2018. During his brief stay in Iraq, Mr. Daniel held a number of meetings with QANDIL’s Swedish INGO management team to discuss the currently executed projects and the available opportunities for growth. His agenda also included visits to Erbil, Duhok and Sulaymania field offices to meet QANDIL’s officials and witness the various implemented projects. In Darashkran Camp, The Secretary General had the opportunity to visit the Social and vocational training … read more

QANDIL Swedish INGO in collaboration with GIZ launches its new Iraqi Returnee Project

QANDIL Swedish Humanitarian Aid Organization in partnership with GIZ is proud to announce the launch of its new Iraqi Returnee Project. The project aims to find a sustainable solution for Iraqi returnees from Germany and Europe with objectives that focus on supporting returnees to obtain legal documentation, provide psychosocial support for returnees, improve livelihood opportunities through vocational and technical trainings, support beneficiaries to find jobs and integrate with the local market. Such objectives will be achieved through activities ranging from … read more

QANDIL In Partnership with UNHCR, facilitates acquiring legal documents for IDPs in East of Mosul Camps

Mobile court issues key ID papers and certificates to displaced Mosul residents who need them to access essential services. Jassem, Najlaa, and their two children pose for a photo in their tent after visiting a mobile court in Hasansham U2 camp near Khazr, Iraq on June 6, 2017.  © UNHCR/Cengiz Yar For more details: http://www.unhcr.org/news/latest/2017/7/596dcb2f4/unhcr-helps-displaced-iraqis-acquire-vital-documentation.html