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Iraq: Humanitarian Bulletin 1-15 October 2015 | Issued on 20 October 2015 [EN/AR/KU]

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • The humanitarian situation in Iraq is deteriorating and growing more complex, as conflict protracts, coping capacities diminish, and funding falls short.

  • Cholera has spread across the country, with over 1,600 confirmed cases and two deaths one month after the outbreak was declared.

  • Military operations and insecurity trigger new displacement in Salah al-Din and Anbar governorates.

FIGURES

#of people in need 8.6m
#of people targeted for assistance 5.6m
#of internally displaced people 3.2m
#of people who live outside camps 2.9m
#of affected people in host communities 3.2m
#of Syrian refugees 0.25m

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
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