- OCHA Iraq | Hawiga Flash Update #1: Hawiga Humanitarian Response, 21 September 2017
- UNHCR Mosul Weekly Protection Update (8 - 14 September 2017)
- Iraq: Humanitarian Bulletin, September 2017 | Issued on 15 September
- UNHCR Iraq Situation Flash Update - 13 September 2017
Appeals & Funding
- Iraq: Mosul Flash Appeal
- 2017 Humanitarian Needs Overview
- 2017 Humanitarian Response Plan (February 2017)
- 3RP Regional Strategic Overview 2017-2018
- Regional Refugee & Resilience Plan (RRRP) 2016-2017: Iraq
- Iraq Crisis, IOM Funding Appeal 2017
- Humanitarian Action for Children 2017-2018: Syrian refugees and other affected populations in Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey
- Country-based Pooled Fund
Petaling Jaya, January 30, 2003 (Thursday): The Malaysian Medical Relief Society (MERCY Malaysia) urgently needs at least 100 volunteers for possible immediate deployment in Iraq, should the crisis in the Middle East escalates.
NEW YORK (January 31, 2003) - Margaret Hassan, CARE International's country director for Iraq, told United Nations agencies and humanitarian aid planners, "The Iraqi people now don't have the resources to withstand an additional crisis." In New York this week, Hassan met with members of the Security Council; staff for the UN Oil for Food Program; UN Deputy Secretary General Louise Frechette; and UN Secretary General Kofi Annan's Chief of Staff, Iqbal Riza. She also spoke on a panel at the Council on Foreign Relations.
Government Information Office
President Bush has authorized as much as
$15 million to be used to assist refugees in the event of a possible humanitarian
emergency that could arise if military force is needed to disarm Iraq of
its weapons of mass destruction, according to a White House statement released
Following is the text of the statement:
THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
January 30, 2003
January 29, 2003
Presidential Determination No. 2003-13
Ankara (dpa) - Turkey on Thursday officially ruled out taking part in any military action to topple Iraqi President Saddam Hussein, but could well send troops to help refugees flee any fighting there.
With the Security Council planning to hold a meeting next week to discuss the situation in Iraq, United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan today said anticipation was high for the visit of United States Secretary of State Colin Powell.
By Nicolas de Torrente
AI-index: MDE 14/003/2003
Christian Aid is alarmed and deeply concerned by the current build-up of British and US troops in the Middle East because we believe that peaceful alternatives to conflict are not yet exhausted. A war would have severe and far-reaching humanitarian costs for the Iraqi population already suffering from the consequences of the policies of the current regime.
In Hai Tarek, one of the poorest areas of Baghdad, the CWS-supported "All Our Children" campaign is delivering daily tankers of clean water and supporting a local medical clinic. As Mazen Mohsen, an Iraqi physician, says: "Humanitarian work is still needed here."
The Security Council, which had been briefed on Monday by the chief United Nations weapons inspectors, met behind closed doors today to continue their discussions on the situation in Iraq.
450,000 Iraqi Kurdish refugees flooded Turkey in 1991. Another Gulf war may spur a second exodus.
A team of experts in health, nutrition, child psychology and emergency preparedness arrived back in Canada yesterday following an assessment mission to Iraq to investigate the impact of a new war on the more than 13 million Iraqi children.
By Callie Long and Rainer Lang
The Women's Commission for Refugee Women and Children strongly urges the Bush administration to pursue a diplomatic response to the crisis in Iraq and to consider the serious humanitarian consequences that war could pose. United Nations officials estimate that war in the region could result in more than 500,000 internally displaced and thousands of refugees, in a country that already has more than 1 million persons who have been forced from their homes. Worldwide, the vast majority of refugees and internally displaced are women and children.