Baghdad, 11 August 2015. The World Health Organization dispatched an emergency consignment of life saving medicines and medical supplies to health facilities in Haditha city and Al-Baghdadi district which were under siege by the armed opposition groups (AOG) since over one year.

“We are letting down the people of Iraq when they need us the most”

(Baghdad, 27 July 2015): The United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator for Iraq, Ms. Lise Grande, confirmed today that 184 front line health services have been suspended because of the paralysing funding shortfall for humanitarian activities in Iraq. More than 80 per cent of general health programmes supported by humanitarian partners are now shut, directly impacting one million people. “At a time when the people of Iraq need us the most, we are letting them down,” Ms. Grande said.

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