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21 Jan 2018 description

In October, humanitarian partners provided life-saving assistance to civilians aected by military operations in Hawiga and western Anbar, and to people in newly-accessible areas of Telafar and Mosul. Humanitarian partners reached up to 6.8 million people in 1,424 geographical locations across Iraq. The bulk of humanitarian assistance was provided in camps, out-of-camp settings and newly accessible areas of Ninewa governorate to address the needs of the people aected by the Mosul and Telafar operations.

17 Jan 2018 description

The Iraq Humanitarian fund (IHF) (formerly Iraq Humanitarian Pooled Fund) is a pooled fund led by the Humanitarian Coordinator and managed by OCHA. Established in June 2015, the IHF quickly became one of the largest country-based pooled funds in the world. The Fund supports humanitarian partners respond to the complex and dynamic crisis in Iraq, including through direct funding to national frontline responders.

20 Nov 2017 description

OVERVIEW

In September, humanitarian partners provided life-saving assistance to civilians afected by military operations in Hawiga and western Anbar, and to people in newly-accessible areas of Telafar and Mosul. Humanitarian partners reached up to 6.3 million people in 1,025 geographical locations across Iraq.

19 Nov 2017 description

To support the prioritized activities of the Hawiga Operational Plan, the Humanitarian Coordinator for Iraq, in consultation with the Iraq Humanitarian Fund (IHF) Advisory Board, agreed to allocate US$14 million to address the needs of people requiring humanitarian assistance in Hawiga and the surrounding communities. The allocation supports 23 life-saving projects in 6 clusters through 18 partners, including UN agencies and national and international NGOs.

15 Nov 2017 description

The Iraq Humanitarian fund (IHF) (formerly Iraq Humanitarian Pooled Fund) is a pooled fund led by the Humanitarian Coordinator and managed by OCHA. Established in June 2015, the IHF quickly became one of the largest country-based pooled funds in the world. The Fund supports humanitarian partners respond to the complex and dynamic crisis in Iraq, including through direct funding to national frontline responders.

17 Oct 2017 description
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LIBYA: Civilians in Libya continue to suffer as a result of conflict, instabil- ity, political fragmentation and a collapsing economy. The current number of Libyan IDPs stands at 217,022, while the number of registered refugees and asylum seekers reached 48,124. According to DTM, there was an increase in returnees (278,559 people) in some parts of the country where the situation improved. However, returnees in other areas faced renewed displacement and consequently required urgent food assistance, particularly in Benghazi and Sirt.

17 Oct 2017 description
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YEMEN: The man-made humanitarian crisis in Yemen continues to deteriorate. Driven by widespread food insecurity, an unprecedented cholera epidemic and continuing violence, the number of people in need of humanitarian assistance has increased by two million to 20.7 million, including 9.8 million who are in acute need. About 17 million people are food insecure – a 21 per cent jump over 2017 HNO estimates – 6.8 million of whom are severely food insecure.

28 Sep 2017 description

Large-scale fighting in Mosul has ended, but the risks faced by Iraqis are diversifying, as sporadic pockets of insecurity and asymmetric attacks persist and sectarian violence increases. Grievances from years under Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) are keenly felt, and retributive acts against alleged ISIL-affiliated families are increasing, most notably in Anbar, Diyala, Ninewa and Salah al-Din. The fear of retribution is hindering returns, and although over 2 million Iraqis have returned home, the rate of return in July was lower than in recent months.

22 Aug 2017 description

The end of fighting in Mosul will not signal the end of the humanitarian crisis in Iraq, and millions of Iraqis will continue to need assistance well into 2018. As military operations in Mosul entered their final phase the rate at which people fled the city slowed. The cumulative number displaced since military operations began in October approaches 1 million as humanitarian needs among affected people continue to grow. Some 690,799 people are currently displaced to camps and host communities, 97 per cent of whom are from West Mosul.