(Baghdad, Iraq, 30 December 2016): The United Nations is deeply concerned about possible civilian casualties following an airstrike that hit the Ibn-Al-Athir hospital compound in Mosul yesterday. The Spokesperson for the Combined Joint Task Force has confirmed responsibility for the strike.

29 December 2016 – ROME/BAGHDAD – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has welcomed a contribution of US$7.1 million from Denmark to provide emergency food assistance for thousands of Iraqi families affected by the continuing crisis in Mosul.

(Baghdad, 22 December 2016): The United Nations condemns in the strongest terms the killing of civilians and aid workers in two separate incidents in eastern Mosul city.

Iraq, 20 December 2016 - The Government of Kuwait has donated USD 4 million to support IOM’s assistance to Iraqis displaced by military operations in Mosul.

New FAO project brings jobs, food to vulnerable Iraqis

22 December 2016, Erbil, Iraq - Some 200,000 people from Mosul and across Iraq will be able to earn an income for the first time since the Islamic State of the Levant (ISIL) took parts of the area in 2014, thanks to a new FAO project that is restoring irrigation to 250 000 hectares of farmland.

23 December 2016 – The World Health Organization (WHO) together with the Kurdistan Regional Ministry of Health have conductedd trauma management training for 60 medical doctors in Erbil and Ninewa and Dohuk and an additional 33 paramedical teams engaged in managing civilian casualties from Mosul. The training focused on different modules like referrals and case management, including conducting surgical operations of civilian casualties from the Mosul frontlines.

​Iraq, ​16 December 2016 - Two months into Mosul operations, which began on 17 October, more than 99,300 Iraqis are currently displaced. Over 53,700 are from the central Mosul sub-district of Merkaz Mosul.

ROME, 16 December 2016 – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has welcomed a contribution of US$3 million from the Government of Kuwait to provide emergency food assistance for thousands of Iraqi families affected by the ongoing crisis in Mosul.

14 December 2016: The UNESCO office in Iraq has led a rapid assessment mission to the Nimrud archaeological site, located in Nineveh Governorate, Iraq, on 14 December 2016. The objective of the mission was to assess the overall state of conservation of the site, in particular the extent of damage resulting from the deliberate destruction by ISIL/Daesh over the past 2 years. In addition, the mission aimed to identify emergency safeguarding measures that could be taken in order to prevent any further loss.

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