Wednesday, 24 February 2016 10:45

Displacement in Iraq Exceeds 3.3 Million: IOM

Iraq, 23 February 2016 - The IOM Iraq Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) published yesterday, identified 3,320,844 internally displaced Iraqis (553,474 families), from 1 January 2014 through 4 February 2016.

Baghdad/Erbil, 22 February 2016– The United Nations Development Programme, which manages the Funding Facility for Immediate Stabilization (FFIS), is deeply worried about the safety of displaced families who want to return to Ramadi.

ERBIL, 21 February 2015 – The Government of Japan has announced two new projects to support the response to the internally displaced persons (IDPs) crisis in Iraq.

10 February 2016, Baghdad, Iraq: WHO’s Regional Director for the Eastern Mediterranean Dr Ala Alwan is meeting senior health officials from the Ministry of Health in Baghdad and local and international health partners to discuss a number of emerging health needs and challenges in the country. The Regional Director and Her Excellency the Minister of Health Dr Adila Hammoud have discussed and endorsed a joint WHO/Ministry of Health biennial cooperation plan for 2016–2017.

Sunday, 07 February 2016 10:43

WHO: Ramadi crisis, Iraq

Published in Factsheets and Reports

Iraq - On Monday, February 1, 106 Iraqi nationals departed voluntarily from Belgium to Baghdad under IOM’s Assisted Voluntary Return and Reintegration (AVRR) programme. The group consisted of 93 men, 13 women and 17 children, who travelled with family members (eight families in all). The passengers arrived safely in Baghdad, where they were welcomed by IOM staff. The entire journey – from Brussels to Baghdad – went smoothly.

Iraq - The IOM Iraq - German Humanitarian Admission Program (HAP) closing ceremony

this week in Stuttgart marked the program’s achievements: the movement of over 1,000 of

the most vulnerable women and children targeted in the ongoing conflict in Iraq to the State

of Baden-Württemberg in Germany.

Baghdad, 14 January 2016–The Czech Republic has contributed US$200,000 to UNDP’s Funding Facility for Immediate Stabilization (FFIS) which channels fast-track support to help rehabilitate civic infrastructure, kick-start local economies, boost government capacity and promote community reconciliation.

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