Baghdad, 31 May 2017: The World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) are extremely concerned about the health conditions of about 180 000 men, women and children that are reportedly still trapped inside west Mosul’s old city where access to health care services has been limited.

ERBIL, 30 May 2017 – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is concerned about the humanitarian conditions inside western Mosul’s old city, where as many as 180,000 people are reportedly hungry and living in miserable conditions.

Baghdad, 29 May – As the fighting intensifies in west Mosul, humanitarian partners in Iraq have pre-positioned lifesaving packages of assistance containing food, water and other assistance in key areas in preparation for a surge in the number of people fleeing the violence.

Baghdad, 29 May 2017 - The Government of Japan has extended its support to the World Health Organization in March this year with a donation of over US$ 1 million to implement a project to provide integrated lifesaving services in IDP and Syrian refugee camps in the hosting governorates of Ninewa, Erbil and Duhok.

Erbil, Iraq, 29 May 2017 - UNHCR, the UN refugee agency, along with shelter and camp management partners, are working flat out to receive Mosul displaced in camps and provide emergency shelter and assistance in and around Mosul to people unable to move from the city, fleeing from or returning to eastern Mosul.

Iraq - An average of 10,000 individuals are fleeing from West Mosul and arriving daily at the transit Zone in Hamam al-Alil, according to the military and camp management there.

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Erbil, Iraq, 23 May 2017 - UNHCR, the UN refugee agency, has opened another camp in response to a recent surge in the number of newly-displaced Iraqis fleeing the military offensive in western Mosul. An estimated 40,000 people fled areas of north-west Mosul and the Old City over a four-day period late last week.

Baghdad, 23 May 2017 – More than 1900 health workers and volunteers on Sunday 21 May, 2017 kick started a mass polio vaccination campaign targeting approximately 332 000 children from conflict affected Mosul and other underserved areas in Ninewa Governorate.

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