July 2018 has marked the one year anniversary of the liberation of West Mosul. Security has been the main factor for people deciding to either return or remain in displacement. According to the IOM, the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) across Iraq has decreased to 2 million people, and 3.8 million people have returned to their areas and pre-displacement residence.
*This news release has been updated to reflect two additional signatories, bringing the final number to 47.
3 April 2018, Geneva
This statement is made on behalf of 22 international NGOs current working in Yemen.
INGOs are delivering life-saving humanitarian assistance to millions of vulnerable Yemenis, despite the complex and serious nature of the security situation and sustained bureaucratic access constraints.
Human Appeal Mark Yemen And Syria War Anniversaries By Calling On International Criminal Court To Help Stop The Use Of Hunger As A Weapon Of War