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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot, 4 - 11 June 2014

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Iraq: An estimated 500,000 Iraqis have fled Mosul following the city’s takeover by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant. The IDPs are fleeing from the west to the east of the city, to other parts of Ninevah governorate, and to the Kurdistan region. Indiscriminate shelling is reportedly continuing. In Anbar governorate, armed violence has displaced close to half a million people so far this year.

Pakistan: The Taliban (TTP) carried out several attacks on Jinnah International Airport, Karachi. The TTP vowed that all-out war would start on 10 June. In response, the Government launched airstrikes against militant hide-outs in tribal areas.

South Sudan: Over 1,400 cases of cholera, 30 of which were fatal, have been recorded in Juba. Up to 2,000 Sudanese refugees have reportedly left Maban county in South Sudan for Blue Nile state, Sudan, due to food shortages.

Updated: 11/06/2014. Next update: 17/06/2014

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