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26 Apr 2017 description

452,000
people are currently displaced as of 24 April

8,239
family plots are immediately available to shelter displaced people in 9 priority sites and 10 other sites as of 24 April

2,300 m³
water is trucked every day to eastern Mosul by humanitarian partners

8,103
people referred from frontline areas to hospitals to receive treatment for trauma injuries as of 23 April

19 Apr 2017 description

400,000
people are currently displaced as of 18 April

6,500
family plots are immediately available to shelter displaced people in 19 priority sites as of 15 April

2,300 m³
water is trucked every day to eastern Mosul by humanitarian partners

6,400
people referred from frontline areas to hospitals to receive treatment for trauma injuries as of 12 April

71,200
children have received psychosocial support as of 16 April

17 Apr 2017 description
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(Baghdad, 17 April 2017): Since the start of military operations to retake Mosul six months ago, nearly half a million people have been displaced from their homes.

“The sheer volume of civilians still fleeing Mosul city is staggering,” said Lise Grande, the Humanitarian Coordinator for Iraq.

“Our worst case scenario when the fighting started was that up to one million civilians may flee Mosul. Already, more than 493,000 people have left, leaving almost everything behind,” said Ms. Grande.

13 Apr 2017 description
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(Baghdad, 13 April 2017): The most recent assessment from UN-Habitat, the United Nations Human Settlements Programme, confirms that extensive damage has occurred in western Mosul.

More than 1140 housing sites have been destroyed across the city. Using satellite imagery and information from local researches, UN-Habitat confirms that damage to houses is two and a half times greater in western Mosul than in eastern districts. One-third of residential damage is reported in Al Jadeda neighborhood in western Mosul.

04 Apr 2017 description

310,000 People are currently displaced

3,800 family plots are immediately available to shelter displaced people in emergency camps

2,300 m³ water is trucked every day to eastern Mosul by humanitarian partners

6,067 people referred from frontline areas to hospitals to receive treatment for trauma injuries

54,700 children have received psychosocial support

673,000 people have received essential household supplies

OVERVIEW

27 Mar 2017 description

Of the 4,415 calls made to the Iraq Internally Displaced Persons Information Centre (Iraq IIC) during this reporting period of February 2017, 54% of calls were made from in-camp and out-of-camp locations in Ninewa, ranking Ninewa as the top caller location for the second consecutive month.

27 Mar 2017 description

During February 2017, the Iraq Internally Displaced Persons Information Centre (Iraq IIC) handled 4,415 calls. Internally displaced persons (IDPs) made 83% of these calls while returnees (10%), refugees (2%), members of host communities (5%) and representatives of NGOs (less than 1%) accounted for the rest of the calls during the month. Of the total calls, 30% were requests for assistance, 66% were requests for information, and 4% were complaint and feedback calls. Top three caller locations were Ninewa (54%), Dahuk (12%), and Erbil (11%).

24 Mar 2017 description
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The United Nations is profoundly concerned by reports yesterday of a high number of civilian casualties in Al Aghawat Al Jadidah, a densely populated neighborhood in Mosul. Initial reports indicate hundreds of causalities.

“We are stunned by this terrible loss of life and wish to express our deepest condolences to the many families who have reportedly been impacted by this tragedy,” said Ms. Lise Grande, the Humanitarian Coordinator for Iraq.

19 Mar 2017 description
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(Baghdad, 19 March 2017): “The humanitarian operation in western Mosul is far larger and far more complex than in the east” said Lise Grande, the Humanitarian Coordinator for Iraq. “The main difference is that tens of thousands of families stayed in their homes in the east---in the west, tens of thousands are fleeing.”

04 Mar 2017 description
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(Baghdad, 4 March 2017): The Humanitarian Coordinator in Iraq, Lise Grande, expressed shock at reports of alleged use today of chemical weapons in Iraq’s Mosul neighbourhoods.

“This is horrible. If the alleged use of chemical weapons is confirmed, this is a serious violation of international humanitarian law and a war crime, regardless of who the targets or the victims of the attacks are. There is never justification--none whatsoever--for the use of chemical weapons,” said Ms Grande.

03 Mar 2017 description

IN NUMBERS

191,800 People are currently displaced

85% of displaced people are in emergency camps

10,800 Family plots are available now to shelter displaced people in emergency camps

2,300m³ of water delivered by humanitarian partners every day in eastern Mosul to supplement municipal supplies

21 Feb 2017 description

During January 2017, the Iraq Internally Displaced Persons Information Centre (Iraq IIC) handled 5,787 calls. Top three caller locations in January were Ninewa (21%), Erbil (18%) and Dahuk (13%).

19 Feb 2017 description
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(Baghdad, 19 February 2017): Since fighting began on 17 October 2016, more than 217,000 people have been displaced from the eastern sections of Mosul; already, 57,000 people have returned to their neighbourhoods. At least 550,000 civilians remained in their homes during the fighting. Humanitarian partners have been active in re-taken accessible areas since mid-October, reaching more than 850,000 people with some form of assistance.

18 Feb 2017 description
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(Baghdad, 18 February 2017): With military operations to retake western Mosul beginning, humanitarian organizations are warning that tens of thousands of families are at extreme risk. Recent surveys with key informants confirm that food and fuel supplies are dwindling, markets and shops have closed, running water is scarce and electricity in many neighborhoods is either intermittent or cut off.

23 Jan 2017 description
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(Baghdad, 24 January 2017): 100 days after military operations to retake Mosul started, humanitarian partners are expressing deep concern about the plight of the estimated 750,000 civilians who are currently living in the western sections of the city where fighting is expected to start in coming weeks.

22 Jan 2017 description

IN NUMBERS

160,000 People are currently displaced

85% of displaced people are in emergency camps

6,600 Family plots are available now to shelter displaced people in emergency camps

565,000 People in need, in and out of camps, have been reached by first-line emergency assistance

1.2-1.5m People could be affected overall by the military operations

09 Jan 2017 description

During December 2016, the Iraq Internally Displaced Persons Information Centre (Iraq IIC) handled 4,537 calls, which pushed the total number of processed calls since the launch of the call centre to over 54,000. By the end of December, 99.8% of cases were classified as closed.

30 Dec 2016 description
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(Baghdad, Iraq, 30 December 2016):

The United Nations is deeply concerned about possible civilian casualties following an airstrike that hit the Ibn-Al-Athir hospital compound in Mosul yesterday. The Spokesperson for the Combined Joint Task Force has confirmed responsibility for the strike.

22 Dec 2016 description
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(Baghdad, 22 December 2016): The United Nations condemns in the strongest terms the killing of civilians and aid workers in two separate incidents in eastern Mosul city.