Dahuk Governorate Profile

Dahuk, located in the north of the Kurdistan Region (KR) of Iraq, has been affected by multiple migratory issues. Since the outbreak of the Syrian crisis, Dahuk has been impacted by an increasing number of refugees. Dahuk is host to some 96,000 Syrian refugees, the largest of any governorate in Iraq, and registration of refugees who entered the governorate since the borders reopened on 15 August 2013 is still ongoing. Newly arrived refugees are being housed in 4 temporary locations, while 
tens of thousands live in Domiz Camp. 


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