On 23 April, the first displaced families began to register at Shekhan Camp, Dohuk governorate. The majority of these families were originally displaced from the Sinjar area of Ninewa to Dohuk governorate.
Many hundreds of families arrived via IOM-provided busses, bringing what little they had when they fled violence during summer 2014. The camp’s capacity will be 1,200 families.
On 22 April, IOM started water trucking for IDPs and host communities in Al Dhubayiat area (Al Dhale’e governorate). This is the first humanitarian intervention since the escalation of the conflict in the area. Al Dhale’e has ha