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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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
28 Jul 2017 description
The Iraqi Red Crescent, the first relief provider to the displaced people, distributed 1,350,000 hot meals, 188,000 food baskets a month, and up to 600,000 liters of water per day.
27 Jul 2017 description
This report contends that local civil society can be enabled, with the help of modern technology, to become central actors in the processes of reporting violations of human rights during war.
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.
26 Jul 2017 description
As people return home to Mosul, homemade bombs and explosives are claiming hundreds of victims and hampering efforts to bring life back to normal.
25 Jul 2017 description
After the battle for West Mosul, evidence of a humanitarian calamity that is now just beginning to unravel paints the picture of a crisis that may go well beyond previous expectations.
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.
21 Jul 2017 description
Over the past couple of weeks MSF has seen an increase in the number of malnourished children and is about to open a 30-bed unit to care for children suffering from severe malnutrition.