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UNHCR Iraq Factsheet - November 2018

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251,793 Syrian refugees registered as of 31 October

46,927 Persons of concern reached with protection monitoring in October

13,671 Persons of concern reached with cash assistance in October

13,512 Persons of concern received CRIs in October

Working with Partners

  • UNHCR is engaged in the inter-agency response for ongoing displacement and returns.

  • UNHCR leads the Protection, Camp Coordination and Camp Management (CCCM), and Shelter/Non-Food Items (also known as core relief items or CRIs) clusters, as part of the cluster coordination mechanism for the IDP response. UNHCR is also co-leading, with UN Habitat, the Working Group on Sustainable Solutions for IDPs within the Resilience and Recovery Programme (RRP) for Iraq.

  • Through the Regional Refugee and Resilience Plan (3RP), UNHCR leads the humanitarian response for Syrian refugees in coordination with the authorities.

  • UNHCR collaborates with authorities of the Government of Iraq to protect and assist refugees and asylum-seekers, and on the prevention of statelessness.