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25 Jul 2017 description
report Theirworld

Damaged buildings, unexploded bombs and overcrowding are just some of the problems as schools try to get back to normal in the war-ravaged Iraqi city.

More than 80 schools have reopened and almost 60,000 students have returned to classrooms in the devastated western part of Mosul in Iraq.

But thousands of children remain traumatised and are still suffering dreadfully. Some have even been found hiding in tunnels under the war-torn city - the country's second largest.

25 Jul 2017 description

KEY FIGURES

1 in 11 - Proportion of Jordan’s population who are refugees registered with UNHCR

7 - Jordan is the seventh largest refugeehosting country in the world

4 out of 5 - Proportion of Syrians living outside of camps and below the poverty line in Jordan

80,000 - Syrians living in Jordan’s Zaatari refugee camp

78 - Percentage of Syrians registered with UNHCR in refugee camps who are women and children

25 Jul 2017 description
report Medair

Baseema was 13 when the crisis began. In August 2014, armed groups attacked Sinjar, thousands were killed in their homes, and tens of thousands fled to Mt. Sinjar without shelter, food, or water. Their way out was blocked by gunmen and they became trapped on the mountain.

25 Jul 2017 description
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Arabic version

Baghdad, 23 July 2017 – Under the Patronage of Her Excellency the Minister of Health & Environment Dr Adeelah Hamoud Hussien, the Public Health Directorate (PHD) in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO), the United Nation Children’s’ Fund (UNICEF) and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) launched on 20 July 2017 the National Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health Strategy (RMNCAH) 2018–2020.

25 Jul 2017 description

This Report provides information on the various types of IDP locations in Iraq. CCCM area of response is the IDPs living in temporary Settlements, this report is about the formal category of them. Formal Settlements are camps, collective centres, reception/transit centres, & dispersed transit centres.

24 Jul 2017 description

Arabic version

Ms. Dastan Abdullah Saeed, teaches General English to first year University students at the Software and Informatics Engineering Department, Salahaddin University in Erbil. She previously worked as an IELTS invigilator at the British Council in Erbil and has a keen interest in working as a volunteer for educational and academic development in Iraq.

24 Jul 2017 description

The battle for Mosul is over but pockets of insecurity exist deep inside the Old City, trapping vulnerable civilians. Induced displacement continues, varying between 800 and 2,500 people per day since 11 July.
There is a need for continued relief assistance.

24 Jul 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • The extension of the national Conditional Cash Transfer for Education (CCTE) was officially launched in June at a ceremony with representatives from the Government of Turkey, ECHO and UNICEF. The CCTE aims to promote attendance, reduce drop-out, and encourage enrolment for some 230,000 vulnerable refugee children.

  • UNICEF signed a two-year rolling work plan with the Ombudsman Institution in Turkey to strengthen its capacity to manage children’s rights cases and carry out evidence-based advocacy actions.