Iraq Crisis Response and Resilience Programme 2019 Annual Report

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Iraq Crisis Response and Resilience Programme 2019 Annual Report

June 19, 2020

In 2019, with more than 1.4 million IDPs still living away from their place of origin, ICRRP continued supporting the displaced and host communities across Diyala, Dohuk, Erbil and Sulaymaniyah by rehabilitating the infrastructure for basic services, supporting livelihoods, enhancing protection and promoting social cohesion.

ICRRP also responded to the needs identified in areas most affected by the ISIL crisis, focusing on the construction of critical infrastructure (e.g. schools, roads, sewerage) where these services had not previously been provided, as well as sustainable livelihoods interventions (e.g. asset recovery grants and vocational training) and training in peacebuilding and conflict prevention for community leaders, academics and youth.

Key Results

Crisis Prevention and Recovery

  • 140 JCC staff and 31 JCMC staff trained in key technical areas of preparedness and crisis management

Basic Services

  • 225,000 people have improved mobility through rehabilitation of roads
  • 95,000 people have better access to clean water
  • 90,000 people have better access to electricity

Livelihoods Recovery

  • 746 cash for work opportunities created
  • 1,321 small business grants awarded
  • 1,589 people trained in vocational and employability related topics


  • 554 people participated in GBV/SGBV awareness-raising activities

Social Cohesion

  • First national pilot Diploma in Peace and Conflict Studies launched at Baghdad, Anbar and Mosul Universities
  • 287 religious leaders trained in peacebuilding
  • 89 community initiatives engaging 5,632 people