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[Iraq]Launch of vocational training for returnees in Sinjar


Ninewa Governorate has the largest number of returnees in Iraq with the number of 1.95 million. In order to improve the livelihoods of the returnees, Peace Winds, as an implementing partner of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat), has been providing vocational training for Builder (Mason), Electric Work, House Maintenance and White Wash to [...]

[Iraq] Improved access to safe water for returnees in Ninewa Governorate


In the area of returnees in Ninewa Governorate in northern Iraq, while the return of internally displaced persons is progressing, there are still many households that want to return but cannot because of the extensive destruction of infrastructure caused by years of fighting.   In response to this situation, in order to improve the living [...]

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【Iraq】Designing shelter more suitable for Syrian refugees with mobility challenges


The Syrian Civil War began in 2011 with no end in sight. Nearly 250,000 Syrian refugees are still displaced in the Kurdistan Region in northern Iraq, fleeing the Syrian Civil War. In order to provide better quality living conditions for displaced people, rather than forcing them to live in tents for extended periods of time, [...]

【Iraq】”My longtime dream has come true!” said Peace Winds vocational training course’s participant.


Peace Winds has been conducting a two-year vocational training course since September 2020 for women and youth from internally displaced persons (IDPs) and host communities in and around Shariya IDP camp in Shariya Sub District, Duhok Governorate, Northern Iraq, to improve their livelihoods and develop human resources that can contribute to community cooperation. From October [...]


[Iraq] Peace Winds Has Completed Updating the Homes of about 3,900 Syrian Refugee Families


In 2018, Peace Winds began a project to upgrade shelters in four Syrian refugee camps in Erbil Governorate, Iraq with a grant from the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration (PRM). Since 2020, Peace Winds has expanded similar activities with this grant to two Syrian refugee camps in Duhok Governorate. In [...]