The development objective of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) economic and social impact assessment is to provide the Iraqi Government with an impact analysis of the current crisis at the regional level. This will provide a foundation for international efforts to assist the KRG in its efforts to rally humanitarian support.
The Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI) is a constitutionally recognized semiautonomous region in northern Iraq.
The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) faces multifaceted and complex crises, compounding concurrent and mutually aggravating security, political, economic, and social risks. The scale and acceleration of the displacement crisis took the KRG by surprise, and while the United Nations (UN) and other humanitarian agencies—as well as the private ...
“The Kurdistan Region of Iraq has strengths and opportunities to get the economy out of crisis,” said Ferid Belhaj, World Bank Director for the Middle East department. “These include large natural resources, fertile agricultural land, a young and entrepreneurial population and a central and, so far, relatively stable location on major trade routes.
Compounding Misfortunes Changes in Poverty since the Onset of COVID-19 on Syrian Refugees and Host Communities in Jordan, the Kurdistan Region of Iraq and Lebanon COVID-19 has had an enormous impact on nearly every country in the world.
However, COVID-19 has compounded existing vulnerabilities or crises in Jordan, the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI) and Lebanon. Syrian refugees – most of whom have been displaced for up to nine years – are particularly exposed given their perilous pre-crisis situation. Host communities in these three countries, who have supported and ...
Shirzad works in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRG), where public budgets are stretched thin from coping with the flow of refugees as a result of recent instability. It has made it hard for the local government to pay its bills on time. A larger firm might have been able to weather the delays.
Specifically the sample for the Iraq MICS 2018 survey includes 2 regions - Kurdistan and South/Central Iraq and 18 governorates - Duhok, Nainawa, Sulaimaniya, Kirkuk, Erbil, Diala, Anbar, Baghdad, Babil, Karbalah, Wasit, Salahaddin, Najaf, Qadissiyah, Muthana, Thiqar, Musan, and Basra. Universe
Almost a quarter of children in Iraq suffer from stunted growth and at great risk for a lifetime of diminished human capital. Only 3% of children age 3–4 attend any form of Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) and only half have any experience of childhood development activities. Rates of violent discipline are high, with 3 out of 4 ...
The Iraq Household Socio-Economic Survey conducted in 2006-2007 (IHSES 2007), was Iraq's first nationwide income and expenditure survey since 1988. Based on the model of the Living Standards Measurement Surveys, it covered more than 18,000 households, collected detailed data on all aspects of household income and expenditure and generated information on a wide variety of socio-economic indicators.