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20 Nov 2018 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• Yazidi activist Nadia Murad named the co-recipient of the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize
• Access constraints impact humanitarian delivery
• Humanitarians and local authorities respond to heavy floods
• Tent replacement and kerosene needed as winter approaches
• Coordination with Government Counterparts ongoing.
• IHF has $40m available for Second Standard Allocation
• Iraq HRP is 97 per cent funded

20 Nov 2018 description

The Iraqi Red Crescent Society (IRCS) has provided urgent relief and food aid for the families besieged by the heavy torrents in Zarbatia district in Wasit governorate, where the IRCS`s teams have cooperated with the air force to transport food parcels and relief items such as mattresses, blankets, and tents for the affected families by torrents, adding to relief the injured and evacuating the urgent conditions to the specialized medical centers.

14 Nov 2018 description

The Iraqi Red Crescent Society (IRCS) has announced that the rising in the numbers of families affected by the torrents in the township of Baldaroz to more than 250 families.

The IRCS has reported in a statement: “The teams of the IRCS have entered the affected areas in Mandali district of Baladroz township and registered more than 250 families who were affected by the upcoming rains, where the relief teams have secured their relief needs including food parcels, blankets, and other relief items needed by families in their daily use. ”

03 Nov 2018 description

A number of villages in Rawandoz district in Erbil governorate were swept by the water torrents and it has led to the drowning of 102 houses in Warti area in Rawandoz district that witnessed heavy rain during the last two days and created torrents which caused damages to the houses of the citizens and the public facilities .