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12.07.2016

Extensive Distribution of Food and Non-Food Items for IDPs in Al Anbar

  The humanitarian situation in Iraq is still devastating. Due to the continuing fights between Daesh and the Iraqi forces thousands of people are fleeing their homes and transiting to safer areas. At the moment there is a new wave of migration from Falluja in central Iraq as the military recaptured the city in heavy fights from the ...

01.06.2016

Wells for Al Anbar

  Providing a sustainable water supply for 200,000 Iraqi Internally Displaced Persons (IDP’s) with German assistance. During 2016 over 3.2 million IDP’s have been registered inside Iraq. Approximately 10 million people, one third of Iraq’s population, are in need of basic humanitarian assistance such as food ...

01.02.2016

Progress Report, January 2016

  Installation of temporary shelters in Kerbala One of our current projects in Iraq is the provision and installation of 406 sustainable prefabricated shelter units in Kerbala Governorate in cooperation with Un-Habitat. The project started in October 2015 and currently the installation works are 50% complete. The shelter complex  ...

28.01.2016

We welcome refugees in Berlin!

We welcome refugees in Berlin! During 2015, over 79,000 refugees came to Berlin and approximately 54,000 of them have settled within the city. To organise and administer this great number of people became a huge challenge for the local authorities, social institutions and, of course, for the people themselves. A great number of ...

02.04.2015

Opening Ceremony in Al-Najaf

  On 28th March 2015, the wells and water treatment installations in Al Najaf, constructed by RIRP with funds from the German Humanitarian Assistance, were inaugurated. The project is a great success and receives a lot of appreciation from the local community and the beneficiaries, who are deeply grateful for the access to clean ...

30.03.2015

Supplying Winter Clothes in Baghdad Governorate

The onset of winter causes multiple problems for vulnerable and indigent people within Iraq and for this reason, RIRP with funding from the German Embassy, implemented two projects by providing support and assistance in preparation for the upcoming cold months. RIRP procured goods according to the needs of the vulnerable groups and ensured that  ...

12.02.2015

Construction of wells

On June 16th 2014, the jihadist rebel group ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham) captured the city of Tal Afar, located in north-western Iraq in the Nineveh Governorate. The outbreak of fighting and cruel violence, also against civil groups, resulted in an exodus of people who fled the city and neighbouring villages to save their ...

08.07.2014

German Media covering Iraq crisis – RIRP experts are giving their inside view

  Due to the ISIL offensive that started in June and the earlier Anbar crisis at the beginning of this year, the security situation within Iraq and the bordering countries continues to deteriorate on a daily basis. The humanitarian crisis has increased as numerous people fearing for their lives, are forced to flee their homes. These ...

16.05.2014

Al Anbar Crisis

Since late December 2013, tens of thousands of families have fled their homes in Anbar governorate, where recent clashes between militant groups and Iraqi security Forces have destabilized the area. In April 2014 already 74,010 families have been displaced due to the ongoing fighting and poor living conditions. “The people of Anbar ...

27.03.2014

Kareema and Noor

It is of great importance to us to share with you the story of Kareema and her 12 year old daughter Noor, that it was our pleasure to meet during our construction work in Al Rasheed. When we first met Kareema and Noor, they were living under incredibly poor conditions, their home seemed like it could break apart at any moment due to ...