PLACE: Erbil, DATE: 2.1216 - UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, in coordination with its partner, Muslim Aid, has been stepping up assistance to displaced Iraqis and residents in newly retaken towns and villages east of Mosul, and begun distributing thousands of blankets and quilts as temperatures plummet in northern Iraq.

Sulaymaniyah, Kurdistan Region of Iraq: The findings of the Sulaymaniyah chapter of a regional profiling exercise for Syrian refugees and displaced Iraqis living outside of camps were officially presented by the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) and the Sulaymaniyah Statistics Office, together with UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and various humanitarian and development partners.

23 November 2016, Erbil, Iraq – As military operations into Mosul continue, WHO is working with national health authorities to ensure that people with war-related trauma injuries have access to live-saving medical care. WHO anticipates that approximately 40 000 civilians will require care for trauma injuries as a result of Mosul military operations.

ERBIL, 24 November 2016 – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) continues to follow frontlines in Mosul delivering life-saving food assistance to families in newly retaken areas where access to food and functioning markets remains challenging and to those living in camps for displaced people.

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