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New Career Opportunities in Iraq

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised new positions in Iraq: Epidemiologist, WHO – World Health Organization Senior Programme Officer, UNOPS – United Nations Office for Project Services Child Protection Specialist, UNICEF – United Nations Children’s Fund Programme Analyst, Gender/GBV, UNAMI – United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq Deputy Representative, UNFPA – United Nations […]

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Mobile Health Teams reach People in Newly Liberated Areas

For more than 3 years, the people of Hawiija [Hawijah] district in Kirkuk governorate, were cut off from lifesaving health care and immunization services, leaving many children susceptible to vaccine-preventable diseases. “For years, I worried that my children may contract polio and measles or die,” said Hadija, a 32-year-old mother of 3. In September 2017, […]

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US Providing Essential Support for Iraq’s Children

Hundreds of thousands of children and their families in Iraq who have suffered the pain of brutal conflict and displacement will have regular access to lifesaving clean drinking water and services that respond to gender based violence thanks to help from the U.S. government. With the latest contribution of nearly 9 million US$ from the […]

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