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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.
15 Sep 2017 description
This year’s "The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World" warns that the long-term declining trend in undernourishment seems to have come to a halt and may have even reversed.
14 Sep 2017 description
The humanitarian situation inside the city remains dire, with a majority of the remaining population reportedly facing deteriorating humanitarian, health, living and security conditions.
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.
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.
27 Aug 2017 description
Based on the attack rate projections another 36,000 to 40,000 cases are expected over the next six to nine months, according to the government and WHO.
25 Aug 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
According to reports UNICEF is receiving from inside Raqqa city, several thousand children continue to be trapped in the city with little or no access to food and safe water.
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.
18 Aug 2017 description
UNICEF, the World Health Organisation and partners have completed the first round of a vaccination campaign in response to the recent outbreak of vaccine-derived polio in Syria.
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.
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.
05 Aug 2017 description
Attacks on a house in As Safra District and on a private vehicle in Razih District have reportedly resulted in the death of at least 12 civilians, including women and children, and the injury of 10 more people.
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.
02 Aug 2017 description
The programme will support 12,000 people in Kirkuk, Anbar, Salah al-Din and Ninewa governorates and will benefit local farmers, by enabling them to restart or expand farming activities.
26 Jul 2017 description
Witnessing “complete devastation” in districts of Mosul, a senior UN relief official lauded the massive humanitarian effort under way while indicating that the crisis is “far from over,” including for millions of displaced Iraqis.
22 Jul 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
”The worst of the violence in Mosul may be over but for too many children in Mosul and in the region, extreme suffering continues," said UNICEF Regional Director for the Middle East and North Africa.
16 Jul 2017 description
The situation is particularly worrying in 'hot spots’ like Ibb, Raymah, Dhamar, Hajjah and Al Mahwit, where case fatality ratios now exceed the WHO's 1% emergency threshold.
09 Jul 2017 description
Only 43 per cent of the USD 985 million Humanitarian Response Plan for Iraq has been received. Nearly half of those displaced are living in 19 emergency camps.