BAGHDAD– The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) welcomes a contribution of US$6 million from the Government of Japan towards its emergency food assistance programmes supporting displaced Iraqis and Syrian refugees inside Iraq.
Briefing Notes, 11 March 2016
This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Ariane Rummery – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at the press briefing, on 11 March 2016, at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.
Iraq, 23 February 2016 - The IOM Iraq Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) published yesterday, identified 3,320,844 internally displaced Iraqis (553,474 families), from 1 January 2014 through 4 February 2016.
Baghdad/Erbil, 22 February 2016– The United Nations Development Programme, which manages the Funding Facility for Immediate Stabilization (FFIS), is deeply worried about the safety of displaced families who want to return to Ramadi.
ERBIL, 21 February 2015 – The Government of Japan has announced two new projects to support the response to the internally displaced persons (IDPs) crisis in Iraq.
Erbil, 24 January 2016 – Mr. Bruno Geddo, UNHCR Country Representative to Iraq, visited a centre operating a free national helpline service to Iraqis who have been displaced by conflict, where he heard some of the problems and difficulties that families are facing in getting the help they need.
Iraq - On Sunday (10/1) IOM Iraq Chief of Mission Thomas Lothar Weiss visited Baghdad’s Zayouna Camp with Iraqi Member of Parliament Yunadim Kanna, Al-Russafa Branch Director of the Iraqi Ministry of Migration and Displacement (MoMD) Saffa Hamzeh, Deputy Governor of Baghdad governorate Jassim Al-Blkhati, Bishop Martin Hurmuz, Head of the Iraqi Christian Endowment Raad Jaleel and other members of the local community.