MADRID – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) welcomed a contribution of €700,000 (US$790,000) from the Government of Spain that will be used to provide food assistance for some 34,000 people affected by the recent conflict in Mosul, Iraq.

UNHCR, the United Nations’ Refugee Agency, has been stepping up its help in Iraq for families inside Mosul, including thousands who have recently returned to the city after fleeing the fighting.

(Baghdad, 9 July 2017) – Since the military campaign to retake Mosul began on 17 October 2016, 920,000 civilians have fled their homes. Close to 700,000 people are still displaced, nearly half of whom are living in 19 emergency camps.

Monday, 10 July 2017 15:55

UNHCR Iraq statement on Mosul

Baghdad, Iraq, 10.07.2017: Hundreds of thousands of people have been displaced; many have lost relatives, their homes, and have been injured.

6 JULY 2017, BAGHDAD, IRAQ – The maternity ward in Mosul General Hospital, supported by the United Nations Population Fund with funding from the Australian Government, has reopened to provide reproductive health services for women and girls, after being forced to close down for several months due to damages during the military operations in West Mosul.

Baghdad, Iraq 06.07.2017: UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, has welcomed the latest contribution of Euro 13m from Germany to provide shelter and protection assistance to over 3 million displaced Iraqis. This generous support will enable UNHCR to continue its interventions in providing humanitarian assistance and protection activities in supporting the internally displaced persons with their basic needs, shelter, protection, self-reliance and camp management, including those displaced from Mosul and surrounding areas.

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