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29 Jun 2017 description

KEY FIGURES

435,216 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

555,000 IDPs, returnees and members of the host community from Mosul and surrounding areas assisted by UNHCR since 17 October 2016.

225,900 Individuals (46,452 households) impacted by military operations to retake Mosul since October 2016 are currently enrolled in ASSIST, UNHCR’s assistance tracking tool

28 Jun 2017 description
report iMMAP

June 18, 2017

• Iraqi Military Forces launched airstrikes on ISIS, which destroyed vehicles belong to ISIS west of Ba'aj district in Ninewa province.

• Iraqi Military Forces were able to liberate Mosul College of Medicine in Al-Shifaa neighborhood, and Civil Defense Building in Bab Al-Baeth in Mosul Al-Qadimah area on the western side of Mosul city of Ninewa province.

• ISIS executes 30 civilians in Hawiga district of Kirkuk province.

28 Jun 2017 description
report IRIN

Wearing nothing but underpants, his body half-wrapped in bandages, 20-year-old Mustafa is carried out of Mosul’s Old City on a green plastic chair by Iraqi soldiers running through sniper fire.

Grimacing with pain, he grips the sides of the chair. His body is riddled with shrapnel injuries. Grubby white dressings are coiled around his waist, his chest, his arm, his shoulder, his leg, and his ear. His back is marred with dozens of circular wounds inflicted by hot shrapnel sent flying from an explosion.

28 Jun 2017 description

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, has welcomed the latest contribution of Euro 4.4m from France to provide assistance to internally displaced Iraqis. This generous support will enable UNHCR to continue its interventions to promote protection and provide shelter for displaced Iraqis, including those displaced from Mosul and surrounding areas.

27 Jun 2017 description

Iraqis say militants gun down civilians escaping fighting in old Mosul, while thousands trapped there are used as human shields.

By: Cathy Otten

HAMMAM AL-ALIL, Iraq - After his nephew was shot trying to flee the old city of Mosul, Abu Taha was trapped. Under the rule of armed extremists, just to be seen with a packed rucksack was enough to get him killed.

27 Jun 2017 description

Highlights

  • WFP provided monthly assistance to 1.6 million Iraqis and 55,000 Syrian refugees in May 2017. In addition, ready-to-eat food was distributed to support 400,000 people, mostly from western Mosul.

  • Purchasing power remains a challenge for many families in eastern Mosul. Many people are going into debt to buy items from shops and markets, which have rebounded quickly in secure neighbourhoods.

27 Jun 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

 

  • Since 17 October 2016, UNICEF has supported delivery of multi-sector emergency response reaching 1,115,112 individuals (190,446 families, and around 613,300 children) in re-taken Ninewa communities. In May alone UNICEF delivered MSEP for 10,470 individuals (5,750 children).

  • In May, the Rapid Response Mechanism consortium reached 418,180 people on the move with life-saving supplies, including 230,000 children.

25 Jun 2017 description
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Baghdad, 25 June 2017 – The Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General (SRSG) for Iraq, Mr. Ján Kubiš, extends his warmest greetings and wishes for peace and prosperity to the Iraqi people in general and Muslims in particular on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr.

24 Jun 2017 description
report Deutsche Welle

Iraqi forces are creating safe passage routes for civilians trapped by IS by dividing the militant group's territory. Despite that effort, the UN said civilians under IS occupation face "almost unimaginable" danger.

The Iraqi army has opened escape routes Saturday for hundreds of civilians trapped by fighting with "Islamic State" (IS) militants in Mosul's Old City.

IS appears to be mounting a last stand in what was once the self-declared capital of its self-styled "caliphate."

24 Jun 2017 description

(Baghdad, 24 June 2017) – The United Nations strongly condemns recent incidents resulting in the terrible loss of civilian life including the 23 June attacks in eastern Mosul and in Mushahada in the old city of Mosul where as many as 12 civilians were killed and possibly hundreds injured.

“Killing and wounding civilians violates every humanitarian principle and is contrary in every way to international humanitarian law,” said Lise Grande, Humanitarian Coordinator for Iraq.

23 Jun 2017 description

Iraq – Three million Iraqis remain internally displaced across the country, despite numerous successes by military forces in dislodging and reclaiming much of the territory once occupied by ISIL.

23 Jun 2017 description

We condemn the destruction of the al-Nuri Mosque and the Hadba Minaret in the Iraqi city of Mosul on Wednesday 21st June. Reports indicate that it was blown up deliberately by ISIL as Iraqi security forces were approaching.

This destruction is the latest in a long line of such horrendous acts by ISIL, which has targeted landmark religious sites, including churches, mosques, shrines, tombs and graves.

23 Jun 2017 description

KEY FIGURES

432,726 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

520,000 IDPs, returnees and members of the host community from Mosul and surrounding areas assisted by UNHCR since 17 October 2016.

234,488 Individuals (47,859 households) impacted by military operations to retake Mosul since October 2016 are currently enrolled in

ASSIST, UNHCR’s assistance tracking tool

3 million IDPs since January 20142

22 Jun 2017 description
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Baghdad, 22 June 2017 – The Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) for Iraq, Mr. Ján Kubiš, said today that the destruction of the historic al-Nouri Mosque and its landmark leaning minaret during the fighting in Mosul’s Old City by the terrorist Daesh is a clear sign of their collapse.