Duhok is a governorate within the Kurdistan region of Northern Iraq. Duhok welcomed a huge influx of refugees and provided a safe haven with equal treatment and equal access to municipal and health facilities. In order to implement their initiative, Duhok set up the Board of Relief and Humanitarian Affairs (BRHA) at the beginning of the crisis. Duhok has now reached around 2 million inhabitants (with many different religious backgrounds) who all live in peace together, which is a good reflection of coexistence for which Duhok is famous for.
Below you can find the video of Duhok’s local peace initative.