28 May, Amman – Jordan—The increasing scale and magnitude of man-made emergencies in the Eastern Mediterranean Region have highlighted the need for enhanced guidance and capacity-building of health professionals on preparing for and responding to events with public health consequences. This includes provision of solid guidance on exposure to chemical agents that can result in a catastrophic impact on affected populations.

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Erbil, KRI, 13 July 2014.  A team of WHO public health experts visited today, 13 July 2014 Baharka IDP camp north of Erbil city. Mostly from Telafar, the camp shelters about 2000 to 3000 people who are temporarily accommodated in this transit location waiting to be transferred to the south of the country.

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8 July, 2014, Erbil, Iraq -- A team of WHO public health experts led by WHO’s Representative in Iraq Dr Syed Jaffar Hussain visited Baharka camp for internally displaced persons earlier this week . The goals of the mission were to determine the health needs of the camp population and identify how WHO can support the Erbil Directorate of Health (DOH) in ensuring their access to health services.

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Funding of Humanitarian Aid Programs Remains Essential to Serve the 225,000 Syrians in Iraq

Baghdad, Iraq, July 3, 2014 :  The Syria refugee crisis is fast becoming the world’s largest displacement. Today, there are close to 3 million Syrian refugees, and the number of those seeking safe haven is increasing by 100,000 every month.

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UNHCR partner "Un Ponte Per" produced a magazine "Rojen Me" in order to better inform Syrian refugees in Domiz camp on their rights and services.

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