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15 Jun 2017 description
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IRAQ

Gender-based violence, particularly sexual violence, is a widespread and alarming element of the crisis in Iraq.

A range of gender-based violence and other protection concerns for women and girls exist throughout the country. Priority GBV issues are: Domestic Violence, Forced Marriage, including Child Marriage, Sexual Violence, Harassment and Exploitation, ConflictRelated Sexual Violence.

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LIBYA

Operating in Libya remains hazardous and unpredictable due to multiple factors including presence of mines and explosive devices, threats of abductions and kidnapping of international personnel, proliferation of armed groups with no clear chain of command, and ongoing conflict and violence.
Following the Sirt military operation by government forces, ISIL lost control of large areas in Libya, yet it still maintains a few cells in different parts of the country, which poses serious threats to the international presence.

13 Mar 2017 description
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  • A total of 141,493 people have been registered in the newly accessible neighbourhoods of Aleppo city. Some 45,850 people remain displaced towards the western part of the city, and 5,275 people reside in the Jibreen collective shelter, some of them newly displaced from rural eastern Aleppo

03 Jul 2016 description
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4,837,134 Registered Syrian refugees (including 29,275 refugees registered in other countries in North Africa)

13.5 million People in need of humanitarian assistance inside Syria

6,563,462 Internally Displaced Persons

12 Feb 2016 description
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Regarding the article: “Aiding Disaster: How the United Nations’ OCHA Helped Assad and Hurt Syrians in Need” (published 1 February 2016 in ‘Snapshot’, Foreign Affairs)