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06 Nov 2018 description
More than 200 mass graves containing the remains of thousands of victims have been discovered in areas formerly controlled by ISIL in Iraq, according to a UN report released Tuesday.
03 Apr 2018 description
The facility includes a mobile operating theatre, a 33-bed in-patient ward where people can recover from surgery, mental health services and a rehabilitation unit.
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.
01 May 2017 description
As of 30 April, a total of 489,000 people were displaced from Mosul. This includes some 419,000 from western Mosul city alone, where water remains a significant humanitarian concern.
24 Apr 2017 description
Bridge crossings at Qayyarah and Nimrud were closed for several days. Some aid services were also impacted by the temporary suspension of UN missions to western Mosul due to security threats.
03 Mar 2017 description
This figure represents the highest number of displaced people since the crisis began. About 85 per cent of displaced families are living in emergency camps and sites.
16 Feb 2017 description
report ACTED
With much of the city’s inhabitants having remained in the city or now returning, the provision of key services is vital to preventing the outbreak of disease and assisting on the path to recovery.
29 May 2015 description
More than 180,000 people are estimated to have been displaced from Ramadi since hostilities began in early April. 85 percent of this latest wave of displaced remain in Anbar governorate.
22 Aug 2014 description
There are increasing reports of abduction of women, particularly those belonging to minority groups, by armed groups and of human trafficking within and outside the country. Currently there is no response mechanism to address human trafficking.
26 Jul 2014 description
Humanitarian actors are increasingly concerned about up to 5 million people, who may be residing in active conflict areas and locations where basic goods and services are increasingly inaccessible or targeted.
18 Jul 2014 description
Report details the “untold hardship and suffering” that has been imposed upon the civilian population, “with large-scale killings, injuries and destruction and damage of livelihoods and property.”
24 Jun 2014 description
The original plan launched in February has been expanded and its duration extended to take into account the new displacement and the potential for further displacement should the conflict continue.
08 Apr 2014 description
IOM's Displacement Tracking Matrix highlights displacement trends and profiles humanitarian conditions in the areas in which the displaced have temporarily settled.
29 Jan 2014 description
Domiz camp in Iraq's Kurdistan region currently houses around 45,000 Syrian refugees. There are few mechanisms to address barriers faced by people to access services and there is minimal active inclusion.
27 Jun 2013 description
At least 3,238 civilians were killed and 10,379 injured in 2012 in a worrying reversal of the trend that had seen violence decline in recent years.
30 May 2012 description
BAGHDAD / GENEVA (30 May 2012) – “The human rights situation in Iraq remains fragile as the country continues its transition from years of dictatorship, conflict, and violence, to peace and democracy,” states a United Nations report for 2011 on the human rights situation in Iraq. Periodic...
11 Apr 2012 description
report UN Children's Fund
NEW YORK, USA, 10 April 2012 – On a rainy day in 2000, in a village outside Erbil, Iraq, 6-year-old Karzan Mukhlis was walking home when a blast tore through the town square, striking him and another boy. Karzan lost his left leg and left eye in the explosion. The other boy, his nephew, was...