Iraq: Humanitarian Coordinator seeks government support as displaced families make their way back home

Military operations by Iraqi security forces to retake Mosul city in Ninewa governorate from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) ended last July, but the human suffering and enormous physical destruction are still heavily felt across the country. Close to one million people were forced to flee violence in search of safety. Hospitals, bridges, schools, water treatment and power plants were contaminated with unprecedented quantities of explosive hazards and improvised explosive devices (IEDs) that were left by ISIL.

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