30,900 entries found
Sort by: Latest |Relevance
27 Mar 2017 description
report Harikar

INTRODUCTION

Harikar NGO is a neutral, non-governmental, non-profit humanitarian organization established in 30th May 2004 by group of social activists. Harikar NGO as stated in its mission statement strives toward the fulfilment of human and women rights in Duhok Governorate as stipulated in the new Iraqi constitution of 15th October 2005. Harikar is committed to- within its resources- contribute towards the achievement of the internationally agreed Millennium Development Goals.

26 Mar 2017 description

This report was written by ACTED’s AME Unit to provide a snapshot of humanitarian needs and conditions in neighborhoods around Mosul. Data was collected via Key Informant and Observational tools by PIN on Feb 18th

Highlights

  • Food is the top priority need and there is insufficient access to staple foods in the market.

  • Markets and shops are semifunctional, with some items available, however due to a lack of cash in households, high unemployment, and a lack of available jobs, purchasing power is low/poor.

26 Mar 2017 description

This report was written by ACTED’s AME Unit to provide a snapshot of humanitarian needs and conditions in neighborhoods around Mosul. Data was collected via Key Informant and Observational tools by PIN on Feb 21th

Highlights

  • While markets and shops are functional, due to a lack of cash in households, very high unemployment, and a lack of available jobs, food is reported as a top community need followed by cash and jobs.

26 Mar 2017 description

This report was written by ACTED’s AME Unit to provide a snapshot of humanitarian needs and conditions in neighborhoods around Mosul. Data was collected via Key Informant and Observational tools by PIN on Feb 21th

Highlights

  • WASH needs are deemed the top priority need by most informants, a reflection of the limited access to clean drinking water for the neighborhood’s residents.

  • Informants note that access to electricity is one of the top priorities, with the current electrical network destroyed.

26 Mar 2017 description

This report was written by ACTED’s AME Unit to provide a snapshot of humanitarian needs and conditions in neighborhoods around Mosul. Data was collected via Key Informant and Observational tools by PIN on Feb 21th

Highlights

  • While markets and shops are functional, due to a lack of cash in households, very high unemployment, and a lack of available jobs, purchasing power is low/poor and food is listed as a top priority need of residents along with cash and jobs.

26 Mar 2017 description

This report was written by ACTED’s AME Unit to provide a snapshot of humanitarian needs and conditions in neighborhoods around Mosul. Data was collected via Key Informant and Observational tools by PIN on Feb 19th

Highlights

  • While markets and shops are functional, due to a lack of cash in households, high unemployment, and a lack of available jobs, purchasing power is low/poor and food is listed as the top priority need of residents.

26 Mar 2017 description

This report was written by ACTED’s AME Unit to provide a snapshot of humanitarian needs and conditions in neighborhoods around Mosul. Data was collected via Key Informant and Observational tools by PIN on Feb 19th

Highlights

  • While markets and shops are functional, due to a lack of cash in households, very high unemployment, and a lack of available jobs, purchasing power is low/poor and food is listed as a top priority need of residents.

26 Mar 2017 description

This report was written by ACTED’s AME Unit to provide a snapshot of humanitarian needs and conditions in neighborhoods around Mosul. Data was collected via Key Informant and Observational tools by PIN on Feb 22th

Highlights

  • WASH needs are deemed the top priority need by informants, a reflection of the limited access to clean drinking water for the neighborhood’s residents.

26 Mar 2017 description
file preview
Press Release - Arabic version
file preview
Full Report - English version

Conflicts and protracted crises hamper progress made to end hunger in the Near East and North Africa

Severe food insecurity affects more than 30 million people

27 March 2017, Cairo - Food security and nutrition levels in the Near East and North Africa have sharply deteriorated over the last five years, undermining the steady improvement achieved before 2010 when food production had increased and the prevalence of undernourishment, stunting, anemia and poverty had decreased, a new FAO report said today.

26 Mar 2017 description

KEY FIGURES

  • 273,720 Iraqis currently internally displaced from Mosul and surrounding areas since military operations to retake the city began on 17 October 2016

  • 34,514 core relief item kits distributed to families in camps, assisting some 182,000 IDPs from Mosul and surrounding areas

  • 7,976 family plots currently occupied out of 12,497 family plots (for some 75,000 people) in UNHCR built camps ready to receive IDPs displaced from the Mosul corridor

  • 3 million IDPs since January 2014

26 Mar 2017 description

The US-led coalition on Saturday said it carried out a strike on Islamic State militants and equipment in the area of the reported deaths, but it was still investigating

BAGHDAD, March 26 (Reuters) - Iraqi's military said on Sunday 61 bodies had been recovered from a collapsed building that was boobytrapped by Islamic State in Western Mosul, but there was no sign it had been hit by a coalition strike though a large vehicle bomb was discovered nearby.

(Reporting by Baghdad bureau; writing by Patrick Markey; editing by Susan Thomas)

25 Mar 2017 description

by Reuters
Saturday, 25 March 2017 16:37 GMT

Reports on the numbers of civilian casualties have varied but the Civil Defence chief said rescue teams had recovered 40 bodies

  • UN says stunned by civilian deaths in explosion

  • Fleeing residents speak of demolished buildings, deaths

  • As many as 600,000 civilians remain in area (Adds US military statement confirming a March 17 strike)

By Patrick Markey

25 Mar 2017 description
file preview
Arabic version

Baqouba, Iraq, 25 March 2017 – The United Nations took its “Iraq: Youth and Coexistence” Forum to Diyala Governorate, hoping to enrich the discussions aimed at gauging the opinions of the young generation on reconciliation with experiences from an area that symbolizes diversity but one which has paid a heavy price from conflict and violence.

25 Mar 2017 description

by Reuters
Friday, 24 March 2017 10:00 GMT

East Mosul staggers back to life but the scars of IS rule remain * East Mosul staggers back to life

  • Men seek work, clear rubble

  • Scars of IS rule remain

  • Battle goes on across the river

By John Davison

MOSUL, Iraq, March 24 (Reuters) - Eastern Mosul is coming back to life. In the few weeks since Iraqi forces drove Islamic State from this side of the city, markets have opened and bulldozers have begun to clear the debris left by battle.

25 Mar 2017 description

by Adela Suliman | Thomson Reuters Foundation
Friday, 24 March 2017 07:00 GMT

Many women have lost male relatives to war and find themselves in the role of sole breadwinner. One in four Syrian refugee families is now headed by a woman.

By Adela Suliman

LONDON, March 24 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When Islamic State militants brutally invaded her hometown of Kobani in Syria, Shorash didn't initially see it as a career opportunity.

24 Mar 2017 description

Families streamed out of the Iraqi city in an ongoing exodus of people fleeing in their thousands each day, headed for cold, crowded camps or to stay with relatives

By Angus MacSwan and Patrick Markey

MOSUL/ERBIL, Iraq, March 24 (Reuters) - Iraqi forces are to deploy new tactics in a fresh push against Islamic State in Mosul, military officials said on Friday, after advances slowed in the campaign to drive the militants out of their last stronghold in the country.

24 Mar 2017 description

Military operations to fully retake Mosul are advancing further into the city’s densely-populated western neighborhoods, triggering a sharp increase in the rate of displacement towards emergency camps and sites primarily in southern and eastern Ninewa Governorate.

With new arrivals of civilians fleeing violence in Mosul, the Qayyarah Airstrip Emergency Site now hosts nearly 50,000 people in over 9,800 tents – making it one of the largest camps sheltering displaced Iraqis fleeing the months-long conflict.

24 Mar 2017 description
file preview
English version
file preview
Kurdish version
file preview
Arabic version

The United Nations is profoundly concerned by reports yesterday of a high number of civilian casualties in Al Aghawat Al Jadidah, a densely populated neighborhood in Mosul. Initial reports indicate hundreds of causalities.

“We are stunned by this terrible loss of life and wish to express our deepest condolences to the many families who have reportedly been impacted by this tragedy,” said Ms. Lise Grande, the Humanitarian Coordinator for Iraq.