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Kurds: Coronavirus

Question for Department for International Development

UIN 904785, tabled on 15 July 2020

What steps her Department is taking to promote measures to limit the spread of covid-19 in the Kurdistan region of Iraq.

Answered on

15 July 2020

During a recent ‘virtual visit’, the Secretary of State was inspired to meet young Iraqi entrepreneurs who are helping develop the Iraqi economy. The UK stands with Iraq as it responds to the coronavirus outbreak. We are working closely with UN and international partners to help Iraq, including the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, manage the pandemic whilst continuing to meet the needs of the most vulnerable, including displaced people living in camps.

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