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04 Jul 2015 description
report Reuters - AlertNet

Source: Reuters - Sat, 4 Jul 2015 18:29 GMT
Author: Reuters

BAGHDAD, July 4 (Reuters) - Two car bombs killed 11 people in the Iraqi capital Baghdad on Saturday, police and medical sources said, striking as many people were ending their daily Ramadan fast.

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04 Jul 2015 description

Highlights

  • 20,000 people newly displaced in Salah al-Din Governorate

  • Returnees to Tikrit in need of humanitarian assistance

  • Concern over forced returns in Kirkuk

  • The inter-agency IDP Call Centre went live on 30 June.

  • Iraq Humanitarian Pool Fund gains momentum

  • Limited funding continues to constrain the delivery of aid to people in need

04 Jul 2015 description

Iraq - Conflict

• Lack of access to safety remains a grave concern as internally displaced persons (IDPs) from AlAnbar governorate are being prevented from leaving insecure areas.

• Threats of forced evictions, displacement and return movements in central Iraq are multiplying.

• Residents of Al Riyadh sub-district, in southwest Kirkuk, were requested by ISF to leave their village on 2 July.

04 Jul 2015 description

Le premier jour de cette canicule, une opération humanitaire inédite en France a eu lieu le 30 juin 2015 à Calais. 4 organisations non gouvernementales internationales ont décidé d’agir dans le camp de migrants informel de La Lande, en distribuant nourriture et kits hygiène aux 3 000 migrants qui vivent ici.

04 Jul 2015 description

The UN Development Programme (UNDP) today donated three dislodging tankers to local authorities in Dohuk, Kurdistan Region of Iraq, to improve WASH services in a governorate, which contends with one of the largest numbers of internally displaced persons in the world. The dislodging tankers will provide sanitation services to at least three camps, or some 20,000 displaced persons in the northern governorate. These services will also benefit to schools within host communities.

03 Jul 2015 description

The first day of the heat wave, an unprecedented humanitarian operation was held in France on June 30, 2015 in Calais. 4 international NGOs have decided to act in ’The New Jungle’, a camp for informal migrants, providing food and hygiene kits for the 3,000 migrants living here.

03 Jul 2015 description

Iraq - IOM Iraq preliminary field data indicates that more than 20,400 individuals (over 3,400 families) have been displaced within Salah al-Din governorate from June 14 to 27.

The population was displaced due to continued conflict in the area. Districts of displacement are in the center and south of Salah al-Din governorate: Samarra (over 8,600 individuals), Tikrit (over 4,700 individuals), Balad (over 4,000 individuals), and Al Dujail (Al Fares; over 3,000 individuals).

03 Jul 2015 description

SECURITY COUNCIL
PRESS CONFERENCE

Debates on the Middle East and security challenges in small island developing States would be the highlights of the New Zealand presidency of the Security Council in July, a month that would also see several briefings and mandate renewals.

03 Jul 2015 description

As the brutal conflict continues in Syria, millions of people continue to be in need. Hundreds of thousands have been killed in the conflict between the Assad regime, extremist groups and moderate opposition groups. In response to the crisis, the UK has allocated £900 million since 2012 to over 30 implementing partners (including United Nations agencies, international non-governmental organisations and the Red Cross). This is helping to meet the immediate needs of vulnerable people in Syria and of refugees in the region.

02 Jul 2015 description
report HealthNet TPO

June 2015 – By Bibiane van Mierlo - We are walking through immense rows of tents; Berseve 1, a refugee camp for IDPs some 60 km from Duhok, close to the city of Zakho in Northern Iraq.

Berseve 1 hosts some 11.000 refugees who left the surroundings of Mosul that has been taken by IS some 9 months ago. Next to Berseve 1, a similar camp, Berseve 2, hosts another 10.000 IDPs with a similar background.

02 Jul 2015 description

Situated on the border with Iran, Sulaymaniah is located in the northeast of Iraq and has a total population of 1,893,617. Along with Erbil and Dahuk, it composes the area administrated by the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG).

02 Jul 2015 description

Situated north of Baghdad, with a total population of 1,191,403, Salah al-Din is one of the most rural governorates in Iraq.

02 Jul 2015 description

Situated in northern Iraq, with a total population of 2,811,091, Ninewa is the country’s third largest governorate.

02 Jul 2015 description

Najaf, located in the southern region of Iraq is a desertous and sparsely populated governorate. With a total population of 614,9972 individuals, it is a site of one of the most important Shiaa shrines in the entire country. As a result, Najaf has well developed religious infrastructure, including hussayniyat and mosques.

02 Jul 2015 description

Missan, bordering Basrah, is located in the upper-southeast region of Iraq. With total population of 824,1474 individuals, it is one of the poorest governorate in the country.

In May, IOM staff reported that deteriorated economy was still impeding construction and investment projects in the governorate.

02 Jul 2015 description

Situated in northern Iraq, with a total population of 902,0195 Kirkuk is the center of the northern Iraqi petroleum industry and thus of great strategic and economic importance to the Baghdad Central Government.

02 Jul 2015 description

Kerbala is located in south central Iraq. With a total population of 1,012,3563 individuals, it is one of the country’s smallest governorate and a holy site for Shia Muslims, which attracts pilgrims from Iran, Afganistan, Pakistan and India. As a result, Kerbala has well developed religious infrastructure, including hussayniyat and mosques.

02 Jul 2015 description

GINEBRA, Suiza, 1 de julio de 2015 (ACNUR/UNHCR) – La gran mayoría de las 137.000 personas que cruzaron el Mar Mediterráneo hacia Europa durante los seis primeros meses del 2015 huían de guerras, conflictos o persecución, haciendo de la crisis del mediterráneo una crisis principalmente de refugiados. Esta es la conclusión a la que llega el informe del ACNUR publicado hoy.