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15 Jun 2017 description

As of June 14:

  • Qayyarah Jad’ah 6 camp recorded an increase of 402 IDP families;

  • The DTM has identified approximately 7,000 returnee families across villages in Hammam al-Aleel sub-district. Reportedly, these returnees were forcibly displaced from this area towards the city of Mosul in November 2016. Their areas of origin were retaken by ISF at the end of March 2017, and from midMay returns to Hammam al-Aleel sub-district started to be recorded. After further verifications the figures have now been added to the DTM returnee counting.

15 Jun 2017 description

Iraq’s recent history has been dominated by wars. Generations of Iraqis have grown up in shattered families, living in camps or among the rubble of their home towns. Each conflict has left its scars, both visible and invisible. In Amriyat Al Fallujah camp where more than 50,000 people live, MSF teams treat patients for physical and mental wounds. When Islamic State (IS) took control of Anbar governorate in 2014, thousands of people fled their homes.

15 Jun 2017 description

A snapshot of the latest data, trends, and analysis of migratory flows and protection issues faced by people on the move in and out of Turkey

15 Jun 2017 description

Highlights

  • In May, WFP assisted 12,868 people with full entitlements and 15,994 with partial entitlements (8,081 woman 6,061 girls, 8,082 men and 6,638 boys).

Operational Updates

  • In May, 69 mt of sugar and 144 mt of internationally purchased lentils were released from custom clearance to be distributed in June.
    Furthermore, 92 mt of vegetable oil were delivered to settlements (locally refined by Golnaz oil factory).

15 Jun 2017 description

The humanitarian crisis in Iraq remains complex with multiple, unpredictable and volatile dynamics impacting civilians. The pace of displacement, and return, is one of the fastest on recent record. Since military operations began in Mosul in October 2016, about 780,000 people have been displaced from their homes, including over 600,000 people who have been forced to flee from the western neighbourhoods of Mosul city alone.

15 Jun 2017 description

A report just released by the ICRC estimates that fifty million people currently bear the brunt of war in cities around the world.

THURSDAY JUNE 15, 2017

As the world urbanises, so too does its conflicts; city centers and residential areas are being turned into battlefields and frontlines.

15 Jun 2017 description
infographic World Food Programme

CARGO DISPATCHED 1351 MT Includes direct deliveries from suppliers, production sites and vendor warehouses

VALUE OF GOODS DISPATCHED 11.5 million (US)

TOTAL SHIPMENTS 86

PARTNERS SERVED 12

14 Jun 2017 description
report Human Rights Watch

Take All Needed Measures to Minimize Civilian Harm

(Washington, DC) – The use of artillery-delivered white phosphorus by the United States-led coalition fighting Islamic State (also known as ISIS) forces in Syria and Iraq raises serious questions about the protection of civilians, Human Rights Watch said today. This multipurpose munition should never be used as an incendiary weapon to attack personnel or materiel in populated areas, even when delivered from the ground.

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Baghdad, 14 June 2017 – Following its meeting with Kurdistan’s Independent High Electoral Commission, the Electoral Assistance Office (EAO) of the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) seeks to rectify inaccurate news reports that UNAMI will oversee, support or observe the referendum. UNAMI-EAO wishes to emphasize that it has no intention to be engaged in any way or form as concerns the referendum, to be held on 25 September 2017, as announced through an order by the Kurdistan Region of Iraq’s Presidency, No. 106/217, dated 8 June 2017.

14 Jun 2017 description

21st century wars are taking place in cities: urban warfare has become the norm, the battles are in people’s homes, on their doorsteps, in their streets, their schools, and their hospitals. In a new report, the International Committee of the Red Cross reveals the human consequences of modern warfare, the findings, says the ICRC’s director of operations for the middle east Robert Mardini, are disturbing.

“Well from 2010 to 2015, imagine, half of the civilians who were killed in armed conflict died in Iraq, Syria, and Yemen,” he explains.

14 Jun 2017 description
infographic Insecurity Insight

Aid in Danger partner agency incidents. Partner agencies operate in 14 countries. Agencies reported 681 incidents in eight countries and 26 security measures taken to protect staff, assets and programmes in seven countries.

14 Jun 2017 description

KEY FIGURES

411,600 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

529,000 IDPs, returnees and members of the host community from Mosul and surrounding areas assisted by UNHCR since 17 October 2016.

176,160 Individuals (36,640 households) impacted by military operations to retake Mosul since October 2016 are currently enrolled in ASSIST, UNHCR’s assistance tracking tool 3 million

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HIGHLIGHTS

From 27 April to 30 May 2017:

  • As of 30 May 2017, the DTM has identified 3,020,034 internally displaced persons (503,339 families) displaced after January 2014, dispersed across 106 districts and 3,577 locations in Iraq. For the same period, DTM has identified 1,813,680 returnees (302,280 families).

14 Jun 2017 description

In spite of several measures to prevent irregular entries to Europe and irregular movement between European states, refugees and migrants continue to enter the region as well as travel on irregularly from one European country to others, albeit at a significantly reduced scale.