Iraq

WFP Iraq Situation Report #21, 1 April 2015

Format
Situation Report
Source
Posted
Originally published

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In numbers

5.2 million people are in need of humanitarian aid (Strategic Response Plan)
2.6 million people are displaced (IOM)

WFP Iraq Funding Requirements:

  • April to June 2015: US$45 million (Fast-Track Priorities)
  • April to September 2015: US$250 million (WFP Emergency Operation shortfall)
    Special Operation: US$9 million (Fast-Track Priorities

Highlights

  • WFP is providing emergency food assistance to people fleeing military operations in the Tikrit area of Salah al- Din. Working with Rapid Response Mechanism (RRM) partners, it has assisted approximately 48,760 people who have been internally displaced in Salah al-Din with three- day Immediate Response Rations (IRRs).

  • Partnering with the Danish Refugee Council (DRC), WFP was the first international organization to provide relief to some 17,500 people returning to the formerly militant- held Muqdadiya area of Diyala governorate, which saw fierce fighting at the end of 2014.

  • When 400 families escaped Mosul, WFP and DRC provided them with emergency food assistance quickly in Ninewa governorate, through the RRM.