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S. Korea offers $7m in Aid to Iraq

By John Lee. South Korea has offered US$7 million to help resolve the humanitarian crisis in Iraq. A statement on Thursday from Seoul’s Foreign Ministry said: “Our government decided to provide assistance following a comprehensive review of the humanitarian crisis in Iraq, the international community’s call for aid and other countries’ provision of aid.” South […]

UN asks for $861m for Humanitarian Aid

The United Nations has appealed for $861 million to help Iraq meet a big funding gap in its 2016 emergency response to the humanitarian crisis: At a joint launch today in Baghdad, the Government of Iraq and the United Nations called for international help to respond to the growing humanitarian crisis in Iraq. Ten million […]

New US Humanitarian Aid for Iraq

US Secretary of State John Kerry (pictured) announced today at the Gulf Cooperation Council Summit in Qatar that the United States is providing nearly $62 million in additional humanitarian assistance to Iraqis who have been affected by violence and are in urgent need of assistance from the international community. This new funding brings the total […]

$10m Donation from Kuwait to Iraq

The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) today welcomed the generous contribution of US$9.5 million from the State of Kuwait to UN humanitarian agencies and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) responding to the deteriorating humanitarian crisis in Iraq. An additional $500,000 from Kuwait has been allocated to the Kuwait Red […]