9 December 2016, Iraq - Iraq’s Ministry of Displacement and Migration (MoMD) and IOM this week welcomed more than 5,000 displaced Iraqis (more than 800 families) to the new Al-Qayara Emergency Site in Ninewa governorate.
6 December 2016, Iraq - More than 82,000 people have been displaced by ongoing Mosul military operations since 17 October, according to IOM Iraq’s Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) Emergency Tracking. This figure represents an increase of more than 4,200 individuals in the past four days (since 2 December).
PLACE: Erbil, DATE: 2.1216 - UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, in coordination with its partner, Muslim Aid, has been stepping up assistance to displaced Iraqis and residents in newly retaken towns and villages east of Mosul, and begun distributing thousands of blankets and quilts as temperatures plummet in northern Iraq.
2 December 2016: Winter rains and plunging temperatures have hit northern Iraq in the past two days, posing additional challenges for internally displaced people (IDPs) and communities affected by military operations around Mosul.
Baghdad, Iraq, 30 November, 2016 – Almost half of all the children in Mosul and their families have reportedly been cut off from access to clean water after a major water pipeline was destroyed amid the ongoing conflict.
29 November 2016, Iraq - IOM Iraq’s Communications with Communities (CwC) team has developed three new community engagement videos to train staff and raise awareness among displaced people living inside and out of camps.
Sulaymaniyah, Kurdistan Region of Iraq: The findings of the Sulaymaniyah chapter of a regional profiling exercise for Syrian refugees and displaced Iraqis living outside of camps were officially presented by the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) and the Sulaymaniyah Statistics Office, together with UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and various humanitarian and development partners.
27 November 2016, Erbil, Iraq –WHO and UNFPA are scaling up primary and reproductive health services in eastern Mosul to ensure life-saving care for more than 60,000 people living near the front lines.
23 November 2016, Erbil, Iraq – As military operations into Mosul continue, WHO is working with national health authorities to ensure that people with war-related trauma injuries have access to live-saving medical care. WHO anticipates that approximately 40 000 civilians will require care for trauma injuries as a result of Mosul military operations.
ERBIL, 24 November 2016 – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) continues to follow frontlines in Mosul delivering life-saving food assistance to families in newly retaken areas where access to food and functioning markets remains challenging and to those living in camps for displaced people.