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WHO / HUMANITARIAN APPEAL

The World Health Organization (WHO) appealed to donors to provide USD 1 billion for life-saving health needs ranging from childhood vaccinations to surgical care for the severely wounded for some 25 million people caught up in conflict across the Central African Republic, Iraq, South Sudan and Syria. WHO / FILE

24 Feb 2015 | Read More »

UN / IRAQ

The departing Special Representative for Iraq Nickolay Mladenov described himself as a "paranoid optimist" as he completes his tenure in Iraq – adding that he is optimistic because Iraq's political, community and religious leaders have come together to save their country from terror, but is also paranoid because so many things can go wrong. UNIFEED-UNTV

17 Feb 2015 | Read More »

UN / ISIL RESOLUTION

The UN Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution condemning any engagement in direct or indirect trade, in particular of oil and oil products, and modular refineries and related material, with ISIL (Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant), ANF (Al-Nusrah Front) and any other individuals, groups, undertakings and entities designated as associated with Al-Qaida. It [...]

12 Feb 2015 | Read More »

IRAQ / ANGELINA JOLIE

UNHCR special envoy and actress Angelina Jolie called upon the international community "to step up and do more" to help refugees and displaced people in Iraq and Syria. UNHCR

26 Jan 2015 | Read More »

IRAQ / XMAS CRISIS

Lean holiday season is looming for some 1.8 million Iraqis displaced by ISIL as funding for United Nations World Food Programme dwindles. WFP

22 Dec 2014 | Read More »

IRAQ- LEBANON / SYRIAN REFUGEES

The UN World Food Programme (WFP) appealed today in Berlin for close to US$1.5 billion in 2015 to feed over 6.5 million Syrians displaced inside their country and sheltering in neighbouring countries. WFP  

18 Dec 2014 | Read More »

IRAQ / YAZIDIS

Tens of thousands of people have been forced to find shelter in schools and unfinished structures across Northern Iraq.  UN Refugees Agency is opening camps to provide better shelter. UNHCR

1 Dec 2014 | Read More »

UN /MLADENOV

The United Nations top official in Iraq Nickolay Mladenov said restoring security, dealing with financial crisis and advancing the political process are currently three major challenges facing Iraq and its international partners. UNIFEED-UNTV

21 Nov 2014 | Read More »

UN / IRAQ

The atrocious crimes perpetrated by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) risk plunging Iraq into catastrophe as the country reels from bitter sectarian tensions and a growing humanitarian crisis affecting over 5 million people, top United Nations officials warned as they called on the international community to increase efforts in aiding Iraq's [...]

18 Nov 2014 | Read More »

IRAQ / DOHUK WINTER

Efforts are now under way in Syria, Iraq and neighbouring countries to prepare refugees and the internally displaced for winter. But 1 million uprooted people in the region won't be getting help because of a $58.45 million shortfall in funding for winter programmes. UNHCR

11 Nov 2014 | Read More »

 

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