Iraq

OIC Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs to visit Iraq with Director of OCHA Geneva

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WHO: Hesham Youssef, Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs for the Organization of Islamic Conference (OIC) and Rashid Khalikov, Director of the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA ) Geneva

WHAT: Mission to the Republic of Iraq

WHEN: 20 to 23 October 2014

WHERE: Baghdad, Erbil and field locations

Hesham Youssef, OIC Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Rashid Khalikov, Director of OCHA Geneva, are scheduled to visit Iraq from 20 to 23 October to see first-hand the magnitude of the crisis.

There are an estimated 5.2 million people in urgent need of humanitarian assistance in Iraq due to fighting by Government forces and the Islamic State of the Levant (ISIL), making it one of the most complex humanitarian crises in the world today.

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