According to UN records as April’15 enucleated, the Iraq Humanitarian Profile estimates that 8.29 million people across Iraq are in need of urgent humanitarian assistance. In Iraq children have been traumatized by violence and destitution. Almost 3 million school-aged children and adolescents affected by the conflict, do not have access to fundamental standards of education and child friendly spaces. More than 700,000 people are staying in critical shelter arrangements and many are likely to be forced into critical arrangements in the near future. Children in Iraq are disproportionality negatively impacted by sub-standard shelter conditions.
Due to the long-lasting humanitarian crisis experienced in Iraq IBC continues its cross-border humanitarian relief projects by contributing to vulnerable children’s development. IBC is continuing its humanitarian relief programs in Northern Iraq:
Within the above stated humanitarian assistance and improvement approaches as the implementing partner IBC achieved establishment of 10 Child Friendly Space Concept Playgrounds in Northern Iraq, Zakho District in 4 different IDP Camps, in Bersiva – 1, Bersiva 2, Cham Misku and Khanke IDP Camps with German Humanitarian Assistance – Deutsche Humanitare Hilfe and Germen Help, Hilfe zur Selbsthilfe e.V. funds. In this direction the Child Friendly Space Playground. Establishment of the project seamlessly carried out by IBC for the first time in the region for children.During the winter months in the Region IBC’s humanitarian responses will continue with its winterization relief programs.