WHO supported the establishment of two prefab clinics in Ameriyt Al-Fallujah and Al-Nakheeb districts in Al-Anbar governorate, west of Iraq. These clinics were opened officially on 18 April 2015 and will be managed by a national medical NGO (United Iraqi Medical Society- UIMS) which is a WHO implementing partner.

Baghdad, 18 April 2015. In response to the intensifying humanitarian crisis in Anbar Province west of Iraq, and the displacement of thousands of Anbar residents who escaped the conflict in the provincial capital of Ramadi to Baghdad, WHO has been working closely with the Ministry of Health over the past four days to coordinate rapid response action to provide emergency health access to the newly displaced population reported to be stuck in Rudhwaniya area, waiting to cross Al Rudwaniya Bridge.

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