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22 Mar 2017 description

By the end of February 2017, 163,000 people were displaced by military operations to retake Mosul from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). Following a pause, hostilities resumed in western Mosul on 19 February, leading to a spike in displacement. All people displaced from western Mosul have been accommodated with family members or in camps and emergency sites, where they receive a tented plot, basic household supplies, hygiene kits, and 30-day food rations. Camp expansion is rapidly accelerating to ensure capacity keeps pace with demand.

01 Mar 2017 description
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WEST MOSUL CITY DISPLACEMENT

On 19 February, Iraqi Security Forces (ISF) resumed military operations to retake western Mosul from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). There has been a significant increase in people displaced from western Mosul since ISF entered more densely populated neighbourhoods in the city’s south.

ASSISTANCE PROVIDED TO NEWLY DISPLACED PEOPLE

02 Feb 2017 description

Over 163,000 people were displaced by end of January 2017 due to military operations to retake Mosul from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant. After military forces gradually took control of the eastern part of the city, commercial goods started to reach markets and humanitarian access improved. The distribution of food, water trucking and restoration of water services are priorities in eastern Mosul. Some 85 per cent of the displaced people from Mosul are staying in emergency sites and camps supported by the Government and humanitarian partners.

20 Jan 2017 description

In 2016, more than 690,000 people were newly displaced across Iraq; around 318,000 people remain displaced along the Mosul corridor where fighting has intensified over the last months. At the end of the year, over 121,000 people were living in displacement as a result of the Mosul conflict; 85 per cent of whom were staying in emergency sites and camps supported by the Government and humanitarian partners.

27 Nov 2016 description

In preparation for the Mosul humanitarian operation, the Humanitarian Coordinator for Iraq has allocated some US$45.3 million from the Iraq Humanitarian Pooled Fund (IHPF) to respond to the needs of people who are displaced or affected by the Mosul offensive. With expectations of mass displacements, funds were urgently needed to set up camps and emergency sites to receive displaced people and pre-position supplies to be ready to immediately deliver life-saving assistance.

25 Nov 2016 description

By 15 November, the Iraq Humanitarian Pooled Fund (IHPF) had allocated US$88.3 million to life-saving and life sustaining humanitarian activities in 2016.

10 Nov 2016 description

In preparation for the Mosul humanitarian operation, the Humanitarian Coordinator for Iraq has allocated some US$44 million from the Iraq Humanitarian Pooled Fund (IHPF) to respond to the needs of people who are displaced or affected by the Mosul offensive. With expectations of mass displacements, funds were urgently needed to prepare to receive people by setting up camps and emergency sites and by pre-positioning supplies to be ready to immediately deliver life-saving assistance.

04 Nov 2016 description
  • Camp spaces for 70,000 newly displaced families from Mosul are under construction or in planning.

  • In a few weeks, temperatures in Iraq will drop to freezing.

  • The United Nations and partners have winterization kits ready for 36,000 families ready for distribution.

  • Over 25,000 family kits are on their way into the country.

  • Each kit contains six essential items to keep families warm.