Iraq: UNHCR IDP Operational Update, 1 - 15 March 2015



  • UNHCR and its partners have responded to the forced displacement of civilians from Tikrit and the surrounding areas to Samarra in Salah al Din Governorate, reaching 800 families with core relief items.

  • International Women’s Day was celebrated with UNHCR supporting events across Iraq.

  • UNHCR and its partners have reached 1.1 million individuals throughout Iraq, to determine needs, vulnerabilities, registration status, demographic information, and accommodation circumstances. The results of such continuous protection monitoring informed the inter-agency prioritized multisector response for IDPs as well as gap identification.


600,000+ IDPs provided with shelter and core relief items since January 2014

1,132,749 IDPs reached through protection monitoring since January 2014

31,534 Families approved for cash assistance since January 2014

25,087 Individuals received special needs support since January 2014

62,213 People provided with legal assistance since January 2014