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08 Feb 2018 description

FACTS & FIGURES

Over 815 000 refugees and migrants crossed through the country in 2015

EU humanitarian funding: over € 4.7 million since the start of the refugee crisis in 2015

Introduction

08 Feb 2018 description
interactive UNOPS, UN Country Team in Iraq
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08 Feb 2018 description

Feb 4, 2018, Baghdad – The Government of The Kingdom of Denmark has contributed an additional US$ 21.4 million (DKK 135 million) to UNDP’s Funding Facility for Stabilization (FFS), which finances fast-track initiatives to stabilize areas liberated from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). This brings Denmark’s total contribution since 2015 to US$ 38.1 million (DKK 246 million).

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Baghdad – The Government of The Kingdom of Sweden has contributed an additional US$ 12 million (SEK 100 million) to UNDP's Funding Facility for Stabilization (FFS), which finances initiatives for rapid stabilization of areas liberated from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). This brings Sweden's total contribution since 2015 to US$ 26 million (SEK 212.1 million).

07 Feb 2018 description
interactive UNOPS, UN Country Team in Iraq
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07 Feb 2018 description
interactive UNOPS, UN Country Team in Iraq
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07 Feb 2018 description

Total requirements: $23.18 B

People in need: 137.0 M

People to receive aid: 94.0 M

Countries affected: 26

07 Feb 2018 description

Geneva, 7 February 2018

As delivered

Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, Colleagues,

I am delighted to be here today to open the first strategic meeting of the Leading Edge Programme.

Before we proceed, I would like to acknowledge and thank the Government of Switzerland for generously hosting us here this week, as well as the UK Department for International Development for its continuous support to the Leading Edge Programme.

07 Feb 2018 description
  • 186,768 TOTAL ARRIVALS TO EUROPE
  • 172,362 TOTAL ARRIVALS TO EUROPE BY SEA
  • 14,406 TOTAL ARRIVALS TO EUROPE BY LAND

Developments
Countries of first arrival

07 Feb 2018 description
  • 186,768 TOTAL ARRIVALS TO EUROPE
  • 172,362 TOTAL ARRIVALS TO EUROPE BY SEA
  • 14,406 TOTAL ARRIVALS TO EUROPE BY LAND

Highlights

07 Feb 2018 description

For the fourth time in four years, seven Dutch aid organisations, united in the Dutch Relief Alliance, join forces to provide aid to displaced families in Iraq and those returning. The organisations have been working together in Iraq since 2015 and for the first time expand their aid to more than 42,000 people in the central and western parts of the country. Paul Wolters of Terre des Hommes: ‘IS seems to have been almost defeated in Iraq, but the humanitarian implications of their terror are still overwhelming.’

07 Feb 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund
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MOSUL, 6 February, 2018 – As many as 750,000 children in Mosul and surrounding areas are struggling to access basic health services. While violence has subsided, less than 10 percent of health facilities in Ninewah governorate are functioning at full capacity. Those that are operational are stretched to breaking point.

Three years of intense violence have devastated health facilities in Iraq. Over 60 health facilities have repeatedly come under attack since the escalation of violence in 2014, severely disrupting access to basic health services for children and families.

07 Feb 2018 description

Overview

By the end of January 2018, UNHCR had created 22,039 places in the accommodation scheme as part of the ESTIA programme. These were in 3,622 separate buildings, in 20 cities across Greece.

07 Feb 2018 description
report World Bank
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Washington, February 6, 2018 – A US$300 million World Bank project will improve the living conditions of over 1.5 million poor households in Iraq by increasing access to basic services and creating employment opportunities at the community level. Approved today by the World Bank Group’s Board of Executive Directors, the Social Fund for Development will finance community level subprojects in education, health, water, small-scale economic infrastructure, and access to markets.

06 Feb 2018 description

Children are the first victims of the conflicts that continue to engulf many countries. With violence and natural disasters likely to cause acute humanitarian needs this year, what are the three major challenges facing us in 2018?

Monsoon rains threaten the Rohingya

06 Feb 2018 description

SALAH AL-DIN GOVERNORATE - GENERAL CONTEXT

Per the Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM), approximately 81,077 families returned to Salah al-Din by January 2018. During the reporting period, there was continued instability due to security incidents, including abductions in Yathrib sub-district and destruction of farms and properties in Farhatiyah sub-district and Shirqat district resulting in many casualties, including returnees.