Three years of continuous conflict and economic stagnation have caused unprecedented levels of food insecurity in Iraq. As the humanitarian crisis assistance, frequently adopting negative and unsustainable coping strategies to meet their household food needs. This trend is expected to worsen until families are able to re-establish their livelihoods and consolidate their households.
Total Number of Beneficiaries Assisted: 2,203,341*
*The cumulative figure includes possible double-counting across types of assistance and caseloads, due to fluid population movement as a result of a constantly changing environment. It also includes WFP Immediate Response Rations distributed through RRM partners.
Actual displacements between 1 January 2017 and 23 May 2017
• 402 000 people including 120 000 Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) and 20 000 “returnees” need humanitarian assistance
• 1 200 000 people (mostly Rohingya) suffer from institutional discrimination, disenfranchisement and deprivation, including lack of access to citizenship
• In northern Rakhine, 90% of the population suffer from malnutrition
Kachin and Shan States
• 104 000 people including 87 000 IDPs in Kachin and 11 000 IDPs in Shan need humanitarian assistance due to armed conflict
IOM Iraq DTM has been monitoring displacement and return movements to and from the city of Mosul since military operations started on 17 October 2016. The operations to retake west Mosul city started on 19 February and displacement was recorded as of 25 February.