Electricity sector under SCR 996 Northern Region

  • Executing agency: UN/DESA Division for Sustainable Development
  • Senior advisor: Mr. Prabiraksha Basu
  • Start date: 1 February 1997
  • Total budget: USD 6,154,189

The goal of this project is to implement under Security Council Resolution (SCR) 986 a project for humanitarian assistance relating to the electric power sector in the three Governorates that constitute the northern region of Iraq in order to meet, in an equitable manner, the immediate and pressing electricity service needs of the population at large, and particularly of the most vulnerable groups on an emergency basis. Priority will be accorded to verifying the restored provision of electricity for medical facilities, water supply systems and other public institutions.