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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.
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.
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.