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19 Jul 2018 description

The Iraq Humanitarian Fund (IHF) has allocated US$34 million to support NGOs, UN agencies and Red Cross/Crescent partners in providing crucial humanitarian assistance in Iraq. Established in June 2015, the IHF aims to support humanitarian partners in responding to the complex and dynamic crisis in Iraq. The IHF aims to further strengthen the national response capacity in Iraq in 2018 and to foster partnerships between international and national actors. This allocation has a geographical focus on the most severely affected governorates - Ninewa, Anbar and Kirkuk.

19 Jul 2018 description

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As of 30 June 2018, the DTM has identified 3,904,350 returnees (650,725 families), who have returned to their location of origin – of which 74,592 individuals (12,432 families) during the month of June (+2%).

19 Jul 2018 description
report iMMAP

12 July 2018

An Armed Group

● Unknown gunmen shot a car near Al-Abasi checkpoint on the main road between Dujail sub-district to Baghdad in Salah Al-Din province, killing Lt. Col. Shuaib Al-Khazraji the Directorate of Salah Al-Din Traffic Police and injuring his mother.

● An IED exploded near a shop in Bani Rukkab village of Qulay sector in the outskirts of Khanaqin district northeast of Diyala province, injuring 2 civilians.

Iraqi Air Forces

19 Jul 2018 description
report Terre des hommes

After hundreds of thousands of families had to flee violence that resulted from war against the so-called Islamic State (IS), Iraq announced it's end in late 2017, having liberated the last zones of occupation. But what happens to children and their education in this post-war context?

19 Jul 2018 description

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  • WHO relocated its fourth field hospital from Haj Ali to the Medical City Complex in Al-Shifaa sector in western Mosul. The hospital was previously run by WHO’s implementing partner ASPEN medical in collaboration with DoH Ninewa and DARY Human Organization.

  • More than 107 217 children under 5 years of age were vaccinated against polio in four high risk and newly accessible districts of Hawija 1, Hawija 2, Qaim, Ana and Rawa, Ba’aj, Talafar, Sinjar and Hatran in Kirkuk, Anbar and Ninewa Governorates.

19 Jul 2018 description
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Baghdad, 19 July 2018 – A meeting of the United Nations Country Team and development partners convened today to present activities under the Iraq Recovery and Resilience Programme (RRP), a bridging strategy to transition UN work from an intense focus on humanitarian and immediate stabilization activities to one more oriented towards recovery, reconstruction and development.

19 Jul 2018 description
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Today MSF runs 468 projects in 71 countries. Over the years, our medical humanitarian organisation has expanded from a small group of doctors and journalists to a global movement with almost 40,000 staff. However, after 47 years of operations, our fundamental mission and values remain unchanged: to provide essential medical care for those who need it most, regardless of race, religion or political affiliation.

Our operations in Palestine are not as large as those in some other countries, however, they have always been significant.

18 Jul 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

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• Between January and June 2018, 50,800 refugees and migrants, including some 11,200 children, arrived in Europe through the Mediterranean. While Italy has recorded an 85 per cent decrease in sea arrivals in 2018 compared to the same period last year, Greece and Spain have seen a spike of 50 and 90 per cent respectively.

18 Jul 2018 description

The Iraqi Red Crescent Society (IRCS) has organized a ceremony on the occasion of the receipt of the mobile medical unit that has provided by the government of Japan in order to increase the health support for the most vulnerable categories in community at the IRCS`s Headquarters in Baghdad in the presence of the Japanese Ambassador in Iraq Mr. Fumio Iwai, the general manager of the Sumitomo foundation Mr. Ryosuke Miyake, the Head of Asia and Australia department Mr.

18 Jul 2018 description

Over 89,000 people in ten countries will benefit from eleven projects totaling $4.2 million committed by Canadian Foodgrains Bank in June.

The projects are being implemented by Foodgrains Bank members Emergency Relief and Development Overseas, Mennonite Central Committee Canada, Tearfund Canada and World Renew, in collaboration with their local partners.

One project, in northern Nigeria, is responding to the devastation caused by the Boko Haram fundamentalist group.

18 Jul 2018 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Number of returnees reaches 3.9 million across Iraq

  • Progress made on Governorate Returns Committees

  • Humanitarian partners provide summer response packages to 57,808 most vulnerable households

  • More contributions are required to reach all people with critical assistance

  • The Iraq Humanitarian Fund completes the 2018 first standard allocation

The rate of displaced people returning home continues to outnumber the number of displaced people

17 Jul 2018 description

Overview of Migrant Situation in Turkey

According to the latest available figures from the Turkish Directorate General for Migration Management (DGMM) currently there are more than 3.9 million foreign nationals present in Turkish territory seeking international protection.

17 Jul 2018 description

A heavy artillery exchange occurred last week between Hamas and Israeli military forces along the Gaza border, leading to a ceasefire brokered by Egypt. In Iraq, anti-regime protests in Basrah and Thi-Qar governorates escalated in scale and violence, spreading to other areas of the country including the capital Baghdad. In Yemen, UAE-backed and Saudi-led soldiers fought with Houthi militiamen in the Hudaydah and Sadah governorates, while a rare clash between the local Islamic State (IS) and Al-Qaeda factions occurred in Al-Qassim governorate.

17 Jul 2018 description
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Baghdad, 17 July 2018 - Following the demonstrations over the lack of services, job opportunities and to demand improved living conditions, the Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General (SRSG) for Iraq, Mr. Ján Kubiš, urges the government to fully respect and address the people’s legitimate concerns. He calls on the political actors to ensure that the next administration prioritizes good governance, reforms and the fight against corruption that will enable economic development and progress, job creation and delivery of critical public services.

17 Jul 2018 description

Baghdad, Iraq, 17 July 2018 – A lack of funding is threating to close critical health facilities in Iraq, leaving almost one million people without access to basic medicines and health care.