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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 »

IRAQ / WINTER SUPPLIES

As cold weather sets early in the mountains of northern Iraq, Unicef and its partners began a distribution of winter clothes to estimated half million displaced children throughout the Kurdistan Region of Iraq.  UNICEF

29 Oct 2014 | Read More »

IRAQ / KOBANE REFUGEES

Within the last few days some 6000 refugees from Kobane inSyriahave arrived in Galiwan refugee camp in northernIraq. Officials estimate at least 50 000 more are on their way. UNICEF

15 Oct 2014 | Read More »

GENEVA / ISIS AMBAR

The UN refugee agency said that an estimated 180,000 people have fled from the city ofHitinIraq's Anbar province in the past few days, many having already been displaced. People fled Hit after it was captured byISISand other affiliated armed groups over the weekend. UNTV CH

14 Oct 2014 | Read More »

UN / IRAQ

The Deputy UN Humanitarian Coordinator in Iraq warned about the deteriorating situation in that country, adding that currently there are some 1.8 million people internally displaced, mostly in Kurdistan and Anbar Province. UNIFEED-UNTV

7 Oct 2014 | Read More »

 

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