(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 12:55

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.

BAGHDAD, 29 June 2017 – “Thousands of children continue to be trapped in relentless violence in West Mosul’s Old City neighborhoods as the fighting heavily intensified over the past hours.

GENEVA (8 June 2017) – Credible reports indicate that more than 231 civilians attempting to flee western Mosul have been killed since 26 May, including at least 204 over three days last week alone.

Erbil, Iraq, 7 June 2017 - UNHCR, the UN refugee agency, has opened another camp in response to a continued surge in the number of newly-displaced Iraqis fleeing the military offensive in western Mosul and in other areas of conflict.

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