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13 Mar 2018 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

• Heavy rains and flooding in northern and central governorates during the second half of February affected approximately 33 camps and sites for displaced people camps and more than 200,000 internally displaced persons (IDPs).

• According to the UN Migration Agency (IOM), 3.5 million people returned to their places of origin from January 2014 until the end of February 2018.

• The Iraq Humanitarian Fund launched the first Standard Allocation for 2018.

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# of people in need 8.7m

06 Feb 2018 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• Increasing numbers of people are returning to their areas of origin, according to IOM.

• Humanitarian activities resume and people begin moving back to Hawiga, following the end of security operations in the district.

• Progress on fast track visas, however registration process for NGOs still cumbersome.

• The 2018 Humanitarian Response Plan will be launched in February and aims to target the 3.4 million people in Iraq who are most vulnerable, costing approximately US$ 569 million.

08 Dec 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Humanitarian community responds rapidly to earthquake affected areas of northeastern Iraq.

  • Some 16,500 people displaced locally or to camps in Anbar, Salah Al-Din and Ninewa since 26 October military operations.

  • Towns in Hawiga report return of 80 percent of pre-2014 populations.

  • UXO hazard decontamination needed.

  • Humanitarian access constraints in northern Iraq hamper delivery of humanitarian services.

02 Nov 2017 description
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  • Military operations to retake the last major territory held by ISIL begin in western Anbar.

  • 184,000 people are currently displaced by recent unrest in northern governorates.

  • Almost 62,000 people return to Hawiga a month after it is retaken, to a lack of services and explosive hazard contamination.

  • Heaters, fuel and sanitation upgrades are urgently needed in camps across Iraq as winter approaches.

  • IHF launches $14 million reserve allocation for Hawiga.

01 Oct 2017 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

• Military operations displace 7,000 from Hawiga in the first week.

• Displacement from western Anbar rose sharply in late September, as military operations began.

• IDP intentions survey reveals safety is the critical factor in the decision to return, followed by access to services and employment.

• Donors pledge generously in the margins of the UN General Assembly.

FIGURES

# of people in need: 11m

# of people targeted for assistance: 6.2m

16 Sep 2017 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Humanitarian partners prepare for up to 85,000 displaced from Hawiga and surrounding areas.

  • Iraq inter-agency toll-free call centre one of a kind in existence.

  • Cash Working Group develops joint approach for assistance programmes.

  • Iraq Humanitarian Fund prepares new allocation.

Military operations in Hawiga may affect 85,000

01 Sep 2017 description
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• Displacement from Telafar doubled in the week before hostilities began.

• Despite uncertainties, preparations in Hawiga and western Anbar go ahead.

• Tens of thousands return to West Mosul, despite questions over sustainability.

• HRP funding stalls, while IHF supports preparations in Hawiga and Anbar.

Military operations displace 20,000 fromTelafar

01 Aug 2017 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Large-scale fighting is over for now, but civilians face diversifying risks.

  • Returnees face insecurity, community distrust and low employment.

  • Donors pledge an additional $200 million in Washington, but more funds are still urgently needed to keep the response on track.

  • Massive destruction in West Mosul leaves 200,000 homeless

FIGURES

  • Number of people in need 11m

04 Jul 2017 description
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FIGURES

  • Number of people in need 11m

  • Number of people targeted for assistance 6.2m

  • Number of internally displaced persons (IDPs) 3.3m

  • Number of IDPs who live outside camps 2.5m

  • Number of affected ppl within host communities 3.2m

  • Number of returnees 1.9m

  • Number of Syrian refugees 0.23m

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10 May 2017 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

• Displacement from west Mosul continues, with 414,000 people currently displaced from western Mosul city as of 10 May.

• Cash-based assistance programmes begin in eastern Mosul.

• Over 5,000 flee Tel Afar as food and water remain in short supply.

• People in Hawiga face food insecurity as prices increase.

• US$47 million from IHPF allocated to priority projects.

FIGURES

# of people in need 11m

# of people targeted for assistance 6.2m

25 Apr 2017 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Displacement from west Mosul continues to surge, reaching 382,000 displaced as of 25 April.

  • Over half of destroyed or heavily damaged sites in Mosul are residential.

  • Mandatory return orders halted in Anbar.

  • Military operations to retake western Anbar from ISIL could displace up to 60,000 people.

  • Over half of IHPF partners are now national NGOs

People fleeing Mosul hostilities exceed 500,000

23 Mar 2017 description
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  • 172,000 flee Mosul for displacement sites as fighting reaches the Old City.

  • Returning communities face risks from explosive hazards and social tensions.

  • Transitional assistance needed in areas of Iraq outside of emergencies.

  • Damage to homes and lack of livelihood opportunities the biggest barrier to returning communities.

Sharp uptick in displacement as hostilities resume in western Mosul

20 Feb 2017 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

• 750,000 people trapped in west Mosul in deteriorating conditions.

• Tens of thousands return home to east Mosul.

• 23,000 children resume education in east Mosul.

• Explosive hazards continue to pose risks in returnee communities.

FIGURES

# of people in need 11m

# of people targeted for assistance 6.2m

# of internally displaced persons (IDPs) 3m

# of IDPs who live outside camps 2.5m

# of affected ppl within host communities 3.2m # of returnees 1.5m

15 Jan 2017 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

 Fighting intensifies in Mosul, causing rapid increase in rates of displacement and civilian casualties.

 Trauma care response is stepped up close to Mosul.  Shortages of food, water and medicine reported in Hawiga.

 Damage to homes and lack of livelihood opportunities the biggest barrier to returning communities.

Displacement and casualty rates rise in Mosul

Fighting intensifies causing fresh displacements

10 Dec 2016 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Mosul military operations enter their second month; the ongoing fighting is taking a high toll on civilians.

  • Humanitarian partners are providing assistance wherever access allows.

  • Well-funded and effective humanitarian assistance will be critical as the crisis deepens; humanitarian partners are revising funding priorities for the coming year.

About 90,000 people flee from Mosul

Civilians are bearing the brunt of ongoing fighting as the crisis deepens

15 Oct 2016 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Over 130,000 people displaced by violence along the Mosul corridor.

  • Humanitarian partners race against time to prepare for displacement from coming military operations in Mosul.

  • 35,000 people return to Fallujah.

Violence continues to trigger new displacement

Over 130,000 people currently displaced along the Mosul corridor

29 Aug 2016 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • New displacements caused by military operations in the Mosul corridor.
  • Humanitarian organizations are responding to ongoing needs while scaling up in preparation for large-scale displacements from Mosul.
  • More than 850,000 displaced people have returned to their homes.
  • Funding shortfalls limit the ongoing humanitarian response and hamper the preparations for Mosul.

New displacement along Mosul corridor

19 Jun 2016 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Emergency response to people displaced from Fallujah in Anbar and within Makhmur in Erbil is ongoing; shelter is insufficient in both locations, with the prepared camps overcrowded.

  • About 190,000 people have been newly displaced along the Anbar and Mosul corridors this year.

  • Humanitarian funding is running out and several programmes are at risk of closure.

Thousands of families have fled Fallujah

11 May 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Close to 80,000 people have been newly displaced since early March in the Anbar and Mosul corridors and in Salah al-Din Governorate.

  • Fallujah is effectively under siege, with residents reportedly in dire need of food, medicine, and clean water.

  • The 2016 Humanitarian Response Plan is less than 25 per cent funded. US$300 million is needed by the end of June to maintain ongoing first-line emergency interventions.

Humanitarian conditions are deteriorating

09 Nov 2015 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Heavy rains and widespread flooding has affected several thousands of displaced people in Baghdad and other parts of the country.

  • More than 2,400 people have been infected by cholera in Iraq. Vaccination campaign launched to complement ongoing response.

  • Humanitarian partners support displaced people to cope with colder weather.

FIGURES

# of people in need 8.7m

# of people targeted for assistance 5.6m

# of internally displaced persons (IDPs) 3.2m