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Diapers and milk for small Syrian refugee baby’s

On the 3rd of February, 2014, there was a special distribution for the small Syrian refugee baby’s in Bangan area: diapers and milk for 130 children. Civil Development Organisation distributed…

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Winter clothes for the Syrian children in Bangan

On the 11th of February 2014, 150 Syrian children living in Bangan received clothes through distribution. This was in a collaboration between Civil Development Organization CDO and Save the Children…

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Aid distribution to pregnant women in the Arbat refugee camp

Thursday, the 19th of January 2014, Civil Development Organization CDO in cooperation with the Organization Talisman Energy distributed different items, especially for pregnant women in the refugee camp Arbat. The…

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Aid distribution to Syrian refugee families in Chamchamal

On the 19th of January, 2014, Civil Development Organization CDO in cooperation with the Organization Talisman Energy distributed different items to the Syrian refugees living in the city Chamchamal. 100…

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CDO Response to New Syrian Refugee Arrivals

With the arrival of Syrian Refugees in the middle of the night on August 17, 2013. CDO was able to provide all new coming families with carpets to enable them…

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The UNHCR/CDO Protection Assistance and Reintegration Center (PARC)

As of 2012 CDO has been supplying UNHCR with monitoring and reporting assistance for the Protection Assistance and Reintegration Center (PARC) for the past seven years.  As apart of the…

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Treatment of disabled persons in Erbil, Sulaymaniyah, Baghdad and Kirkuk provinces

The Iran-Iraq war of the 70s, the Gulf War of the 90s, the U.S. Occupation of Iraq from 2003-11, terrorist and insurgent fractions and intrastate (civil) conflicts have left behind…

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Moving towards adopting UN Resolution 1325: Women, Peace and Security through NGO advocacy.

Women’s political participation has been a focal point of discussion throughout the Kurdish community for several years. Through continued advocacy there have been a number of substantial developments, which include;…

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Director’s Note:

The prevalent situation in Iraq, Iraqi Kurdistan and the disputed territories continues to be politically unstable and is being challenged by the growing humanitarian endemic. Until we as a nation…

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Fighting for Labor rights

CDO’s Human Rights Department in collaboration with Al’Masallah organization undertook a six-month project investigating the overall status of employee and laborers rights in Iraq and Iraqi Kurdistan. More than 500…