Iraq

HOC-Kuwait Update 5 May 2003

Format
Situation Report
Source
Posted
Originally published

Attachments

Operational Summary

Highlights

- Schools reopening

- Iraqi National Museum employees paid

Iraqis uncover mass grave near Babylon

Hostile environment continues

Security Situation Update

Travel in Iraq entails risk

- Variety of armed gunmen remain at large

* Regime Death Squad Members

* Paramilitary forces

* Foreign mercenaries

* Criminal element

- Vehicle accidents

- Close interaction with HOC prior to departure is highly recommended to ensure receipt of the most recent security updates

Permissive Cities

Al Qa'im
Karbala
Az Zabayr
Irbil
Safwan
Dahuk
As Sulimaniyah
Ash Shumali
As Samawah
An Nasiriyah
Ah Humza
Rumaylah
Kirkuk
Rumaithah
Al Kut
Mayson
An Najaf
Qalat Sukkar
Al Amarah
Ar Rutbah
Mudaysis
Nukyhad
Ar Ramadi
Fallujah
Hab Baniyah
Numiniyah
Samarah

Significant CMO/Civil Developments

ORHA will establish Baghdad Forum at the Baghdad Convention Center.

- Information and Facilitation Center for NGO/IO/Donors

- Mine Action Center and Human Rights Archive

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