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19 Sep 2017 description
The results show there are 3,687 informal settlements, including 521,947 illegal housing units where 3.2 million people live. Baghdad has the largest number of settlements - 1,022.
18 Sep 2017 description
report Oxfam
Around one third of the population is in need, with more than 18.7 per cent of Iraqis living below the poverty line and lacking access to basic services, education, nutrition and healthcare.
13 Sep 2017 description
Returns increase to Ninewa Governorate, with 8,000 persons returning to Mosul and surrounding areas in the first ten days of September, while displacement picks up in west Anbar.
12 Sep 2017 description
UNICEF and the IOM analysed the journeys of 11,000 young migrants and refugees along the Central and Eastern Mediterranean routes to Europe.
11 Sep 2017 description
While detailing human rights violations in 40 countries, Zeid Ra'ad al Hussein highlights the Rohingya situation in Myanmar, calling it "a textbook example of ethnic cleansing."
10 Sep 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
According to the latest data, 28.2 million children are in need of immediate assistance in the region, over 90 percent of these children live in conflict-affected countries.
06 Sep 2017 description
In new report, UN Commission of Inquiry on Syria charts trends and patterns of international human rights and humanitarian law violations between March and July 2017.
06 Sep 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
With 11.5 per cent of school-age children – or 123 million – missing out on learning today, the percentage of 6-15-year-olds who are out of school has barely decreased, UNICEF said.
05 Sep 2017 description
UNMAS currently works in newly liberated areas of Ninewah, Anbar and Salah al-Din governorates to provide emergency survey and clearance, enhance government capacities and deliver risk education.
27 Aug 2017 description
The government-constructed camp was handed over to UNHCR so as to receive displaced families as quick as possible. More than 40,000 people have been displaced from Telafar since April 2017.
23 Aug 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
Water and electricity have been reportedly cut off for more than a month, forcing people to collect unsafe water. Unexploded ordnance and landmines continue to be a serious safety concern.
22 Aug 2017 description
In northern Iraq, with operations having commenced as of Sunday to retake the city of Telafar, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, remains concerned about the protection of Iraqi civilians.
21 Aug 2017 description
The International Committee of the Red Cross delivers food and other essential items to more than 64,000 people in West Mosul for the first time since the area was cut off from the world in 2014.
20 Aug 2017 description
Iraq's Humanitarian Coordinator noted that, "more than 30,000 people have already fled the district. Food and water are running out, and people lack the basic necessities to survive."
16 Aug 2017 description
Of the 9.1 million new internal displacements, 4.6 million were caused by conflict, a figure which is already two-thirds of last year’s total. Disaster displacement continues at an unabated pace too.
15 Aug 2017 description
IOM has been offering support to IDPs since November 2016 – virtually since the start of the Mosul crisis – by providing integrated psychosocial services to 24,399 displaced Iraqis.
11 Aug 2017 description
The returning population of Mosul needs assistance of every kind, but the shelter needs are the most pressing, particularly in the western part of the city, which has been extensively damaged or totally destroyed.
10 Aug 2017 description
Decades of conflict and under-investment have placed a huge strain on Iraq’s healthcare system, and pregnant women and their babies are paying for it with their lives.
08 Aug 2017 description
An estimated 1.1 million displacements were recorded in the first half of 2017. Despite the support provided by host governments and humanitarian actors, refugees in the region are growing increasingly vulnerable.
03 Aug 2017 description
The two agencies are joining efforts to conduct child-centric advocacy and promote school-based preparedness along the Tigris River flood path in Iraq.