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- Iraq Situation: UNHCR Flash Update - 24 July 2017
- OCHA: Iraq: Mosul Humanitarian Response Situation Report No. 39 (29 June to 11 July 2017)
- UN HC: Humanitarian funding is urgently required to assist 700,000 civilians displaced from Mosul [EN/AR/KU]
Appeals & Funding
- Iraq: Mosul Flash Appeal
- 2017 Humanitarian Needs Overview
- 2017 Humanitarian Response Plan (February 2017)
- 3RP Regional Strategic Overview 2017-2018
- Regional Refugee & Resilience Plan (RRRP) 2016-2017: Iraq
- Iraq Crisis, IOM Funding Appeal 2017
- Humanitarian Action for Children 2017-2018: Syrian refugees and other affected populations in Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey
- Country-based Pooled Fund: 2016
Action Against Hunger has been working with internally displaced people since ISIS took control of parts of Iraq in 2014. More than 10 million people need humanitarian assistance, and access to the most vulnerable populations remains a major challenge. Our programs in Mosul and surrounding areas include providing food, water, sanitation and hygiene, as well as mental health care for the people most heavily affected by the war.
In the nearly 9 months following the beginning of military operations to retake the city of Mosul, 933,000 individuals have been displaced. On the 9th of July, the military campaign to retake Mosul was officially declared ended. 224,000 people were able to return home once the neighbourhood they were living in was retaken. Nevertheless, 709,000 Mosul residents remain displaced in the Mosul corridor in Ninewa governorate. Approximately 53% of the displaced live with host communities, while the remaining individuals live across 19 camps and emergency sites.
6,402 interviews were conducted in Greece, Hungary, Serbia, and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia from January to June 2016 and 2,140 surveyed were conducted in Greece, Hungary, Serbia, and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia from January to June 2017
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In June 2017, Action on Armed Violence (AOAV) recorded 2,464 deaths and injuries from explosive violence around the world, as reported in English-language media. Civilians accounted for 75% (1,842) of the deaths and injuries recorded.
This represents a 30% decrease in the number of civilians killed or injured compared to May 2017, when there were 2,649 civilian deaths and injuries.
1,755.6 M required for 2017 - Includes USD 1,261,527,328 requested by UNHCR under the 3RP Regional Refugee and Resilience Plan in Response to the Syria Crisis 2017-2018
568.8 M contributions received, representing 32% of requirements
1,186.8 M funding gap for the Syria Situation
All figures are displayed in USD
Since the liberation of Nineveh governorate on 17/10/2016, a large number of families have been displaced from the areas of military operations to the safe areas. The families have been divided in two directions. One of them has been displaced to the camps. The number of them is 96545 families or 566849 persons. The rest of the families remained in their areas and they are (74429) families, or (469273) persons.
Highlights and Statistics
- On 23 July, 5,203 new refugees, asylum-seekers and migrants were counted in Serbia.
- 4,899, i.e. 94%, were accommodated in 18 governmental centres, which provide some 6,000 hard-shelter places (below chart refers). Some centres, especially the Transit Centres (TC) of Adasevci and Principovac remained overcrowded, as they still used temporary emergency shelter such as rub halls and tents to accommodate refugees and migrants, including families and unaccompanied and separated children (UASC).
Mosul – With the battle for West Mosul all but over last week, evidence of a humanitarian calamity that is now just beginning to unravel paints the picture of a crisis that may go well beyond previous expectations, reports IOM Iraq’s Hala Jaber.
Crossing one of the floating bridges over the Tigris River that splits Mosul into twin eastern and western sectors, stark differences emerge quickly as changes in scenery appear unexpectedly.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
848,238 Internally displaced Iraqis verified as being currently displaced from Mosul and surrounding areas since military operations to retake the city began on 17 October 20161
572,731 IDPs, returnees and members of the host community from Mosul and surrounding areas assisted by UNHCR since 17 October 2016.
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has released a new report highlighting the drastic deterioration of the care and protection for vulnerable people in Lesbos, Greece, who have fled from violence and wars in Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan and further afield. “Vulnerable people are falling through the cracks and are not been adequately identified and cared for,” says MSF …
Baghdad 18 July 2017: The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in Iraq, in collaboration with the Regional Food Security Analysis Network (RFSAN), held a three-day training for the Iraqi National Food Security Committee from 16 to 18 July in Baghdad. The training focused on strengthening the members’ understanding of food security concepts, main approaches, methodologies, survey instruments and indicators for measuring food insecurity in Iraq.
Treviso, Italy, July 10-11, 2017-The European Union and the UNESCO organized a high level meeting on “Building a Roadmap for Effective Groundwater Management in Iraq”, in the context of the EU-funded project entitled “Advanced hydrogeological survey of groundwater resources in Iraq phase 2 (ASHRI-2)”. The meeting aimed at setting out a path towards developing the future national capacity strategy of the water sector in Iraq.