At least 7,011 families have been displaced within Anbar Governorate and 4,965 families
have been displaced in Baghdad Governorate, including around 2,000 families still
moving towards Baghdad, the most recent assessments from UNHCR indicate. Some
110 families are in Babylon Governorate.
Of the families blocked at checkpoints in Baghdad Governorate, 1,750 have been able to
enter and have moved to Abu Ghraib, Mansour and Rasheed. Families cite their needs
as shelter, non- food items (NFIs) and food - especially food for infants.
The one remaining bridge intact is located at BzBiz. An NGO partner on the ground
reported the deaths of three children and one woman in the crush as people crossed the
narrow bridge earlier in the day.
Some 1,500 individuals have crossed the Kalar checkpoint into Sulymaniyah and
humanitarian partners are on standby at Arbat Camp.
The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) are currently in control of an estimated 80
per cent of Ramadi. Photos indicate a deserted and isolated environment.
The government has deployed reinforcements and will be sending supplies and
ammunition to Iraqi Security Forces (ISF) in the area.
Coalition warplanes and Iraqi air support continue to carry out airstrikes in support of the
UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
To learn more about OCHA's activities, please visit https://www.unocha.org/.