It’s World’s Refugee Day!

Did you know that the United States is the largest single provider of humanitarian assistance worldwide? To date, the U.S. government has provided more than $2.2 billion to assist 6 million Iraqi citizens displaced by ISIS. It has also spent over $9.5 billion to assist Syrians in the region, including the more than 250,000 Syrian refugees currently living in the IKR. 


In addition to funding UNHCR and UNICEF to provide assistance to Syrian refugees and Iraqi IDPs, U.S. Department of State: Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration is also working with NGO partners to upgrade shelters, provide health care and legal counseling, increase livelihood opportunities, run youth centers and child-friendly spaces, ensure access to quality education, and prevent gend...
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Enhancing chemical security in Kurdistan Region

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