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UNESCO welcomes the announcement by the Iraqi authorities of the retaking of Mosul University by Iraqi military forces. During the period of occupation by ISIL/Daesh, the University of Mosul suffered considerable physical damage, and its academic staff and students were subject to grave violations of the right to education.
As the liberation of Mosul from the "Islamic State" group gathers pace, Iraq's second city has been coming back to life with remarkable speed. DW's Florian Neuhof reports from neighborhoods of freshly shaven men.
- The military offensive for Western Mosul could begin in the next 2 months and will most probably result in operations to retake the complex city of Telefar. It is estimated that there are 750 000 civilians inside Western Mosul, and 30-50 000 individuals in Telefar. The UN reported that access is extremely limited for humanitarian partners in these areas of Western Ninewa, predominantly under the control of Shia Popular Mobilisation Forces (PMF). DG ECHO is promoting new partnerships in currently uncovered or underserved areas in Western Ninewa, including Telefar.
160,836 Internally displaced persons (IDPs) from Mosul and surrounding areas since the military offensive began on 17 October1
17,224 UNHCR kits of core relief items (CRIs) distributed to families (assisting some 98,000 people) displaced from Mosul and surrounding areas
10,105 Family plots (for some 54,000 people) in UNHCR built camps are ready to receive IDPs displaced from Mosul corridor, of which 5,679 (56%) are currently occupied
by Matthew Schweitzer
It is estimated that the Eastern Bank of Mosul will be entirely retaken within coming weeks by the Iraqi Security Forces (ISF). As of 16 January, 150 000 individuals have been displaced as a result of Mosul offensive, with over 80% residing in camps. An estimated 400 000 civilians remained in their homes throughout the offensive and are in need of humanitarian assistance.
146 Total Explosive Incidents
38 Air Strikes
60 Explosive Hazards
48 Battle Areas
• Iraqi troops in Mosul have controlled the eastern side of one of the city’s ve bridges.
• Iraqi military forces launched airstrikes on ISIS in dierent controlled neighborhoods, like: Al-Andalus, Al-Salam, Al-Domiz and Al-Falastin.
Iraq - IOM’s work in community stabilization is assisting Iraqis affected by displacement and conflict to generate their own income and engage in meaningful work. This past week, IOM provided 47 displaced Iraqis with business support packages in Risafa, Baghdad. This livelihood assistance was funded by the Government of Canada and supported by the Risafa Local Council and the Baghdad Provincial Council.
50,774 school age children are among the recently displaced people by the Mosul offensive since October, 17th. Unfortunately this number is rapidly increasing as the displacements continues.
13,201 children (48% females) have been enroled in the 25 Temporary Learning Spaces (TLSs) established in the camps, with a significant number planned for establishment in the next couple of months.
37,573 displaced school-aged children in camps are currently not accessing any form of education activities
IRBIL, Jan 16 (KUNA) -- The Kuwait Red Crescent Society (KRCS) on Monday offered 860 food packages to displaced Iraqis from Mosul who are staying in Irbil, in collaboration with Kuwait's General Consulate in Iraqi Kurdistan.
Today's food packages were offered to about 5,000 people, in cooperation with the Barzani Charity Foundation (BCF), director of the catastrophes and emergency department at the KRCS Yusuf Fahd Al-Maraaj told KUNA.
Internally displaced persons (IDPs) from Mosul and surrounding areas since the military offensive began on 17 October(1)
UNHCR kits of core relief items (CRIs) distributed to families (assisting some 101,000 people) displaced from Mosul and surrounding areas
Family plots (for some 54,000 people) in UNHCR built camps are ready to receive IDPs displaced from Mosul corridor, of which 4,435 (44%) are currently occupied
• More than 148,000 people are currently displaced as a result of conflict in Mosul city that began on 17 October 2017, an increase of nearly 12,500 people in the last week. Some 16,500 returnees and hundreds of thousands of highly vulnerable residents in newly-accessible areas continue to require humanitarian assistance.
The Iraqi Red Crescent Society (IRCS) / Nineveh branch has announced that the relief teams have entered Al-Tamim and Bakir neighborhoods and distributing food and relief packages to more than 4,000 people.
The IRCS teams/ Nineveh branch have been managed to enter Al-Tamim and Bakir neighborhoods supported by Erbil branch, adding to distribute more than 750 food parcels and relief materials. Where the health teams have provided health services, psychosocial support and first aid to more than 1,500 people inside the areas of Mosul city.
On 12 January 2017, a field hospital was launched in Bartalla. The hospital is run by Samaritan’s Purse and supported by WHO with financial aid from OFDA. At the time of the launch, the facility had treated up to 45 injured patients from Mosul within 96 hours.
A total of 3,254 casualty cases from Mosul have been recorded in two emergency hospitals in Erbil since 17 October 2016 to 14 January 2017. A total of 2,406 cases were also served at Trauma Stabilization Points, 196 of them were children and 654 women.
IRBIL, Jan 15 (KUNA) The State of Kuwait has handed out 3,000 food baskets, in coordination with Mosul municipal council, to citizens of Wahda neighborhood liberated from the socalled Islamic State (IS) a week ago.
In a statement to KUNA on Sunday, head of Mosul municipal council Basma Baseem said that food baskets provided by Kuwait were doled out today to 3,000 displaced families of Mosul's Wahda neighborhood recently controlled by the Iraqi forces.
The Iraqi Red Crescent society (IRCS) / Nineveh branch has announced distribution of food and relief parcel to more than 600 displaced in zlican camp in cooperation with Dohuk branch. The director of the Nineveh branch,Zaki Yacoub, has said “the relief teams of Al-khosh office have distributed food parcel containing food parcel, blankets, oil stove and cooking materials for the displaced families in zlican camp.
Migration Context: Mosul
As of 11 January 2017, 142,698 persons (23,783 families) were displaced by Mosul military operations, which is 47% more than on December 15 (96,864 persons).
The majority of the displaced persons, 87% (125,034) are in camps and emergency sites. During the reporting period the overall population in camps and emergency sites grew by 53% (from 81,756 on 15 December to 125,034 on 11 January).
Fighting intensifies in Mosul, causing rapid increase in rates of displacement and civilian casualties.
Trauma care response is stepped up close to Mosul. Shortages of food, water and medicine reported in Hawiga.
Damage to homes and lack of livelihood opportunities the biggest barrier to returning communities.
Displacement and casualty rates rise in Mosul
Fighting intensifies causing fresh displacements
47,435 Children Displaced
Among the recently displaced people by the Mosul emergency, 39,370 children are school aged (35% of IDP population)
12,330 Children enrolled in TLS
A total of 10,479 (4,993 girls) IDP children have been enrolled in the over 24 TLSs in Khazer, Hasansham, Qayyarah, Jad’ah, Qaymawa, Zelikan camps and in Rehabilitated Classrooms in Tikrit and Alam.