IRAQ: Law enforcement institutions re-inaugurated in Nineveh Governorate with Dutch support

NINEVEH, Iraq — With Dutch support, 13law enforcement institutions were re-inaugurated in Nineveh Governorate after they had been destroyed by the Islamic State (ISIS).

“The 13 law enforcement institutions that were rehabilitated include 10 police stations and 3 national security buildings across Nineveh,” read a statement issued by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP). “These large institutions have the capacity to provide services to about 420,000 citizens.”

The institutions were rehabilitated through the UNDP’s Stabilization Program for the Liberated Areas with generous support provided by the Netherlands.

With Dutch support, the UNDP is working to complete the rehabilitation of 3 courtrooms, 2 national security buildings, 14 police stations, and 11 police directorate offices by the end of 2022, bringing the total number of Dutch-supported law enforcement institutions in Nineveh, Kerkeslokh (Kirkuk), and Salah al-Din to 44, according to the statement.