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Video: Angelina Jolie visits Devastated Mosul

From AFP. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie visits West Mosul, less than a year after the city’s liberation. The visit marks Jolie’s 61st mission – and her fifth visit to Iraq – with the UN Refugee […]

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Angelina Jolie visits Domiz Refugee Camp

Statement by UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie at Domiz refugee camp in Iraq In my country, when we speak of the Middle East we often focus on conflict and human suffering. And it is true that countless families in Iraq, Syria, Libya and Yemen are suffering from conflict they personally have no part in, instability […]

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UNHCR & Kuwait follow progress of Kuwait Fund Project in Iraq

UNHCR and Consul General of Kuwait follow progress of Kuwait Fund project in Iraq UNHCR Coordinator for the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, Ms. Monica Noro, and the Consul General of the State of Kuwait in Erbil, Dr. Omer Al-Kendari, visited Dohuk Governorate yesterday to observe the progress of the Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development […]

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New Career Opportunities in Iraq

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised new positions in Iraq: WHE Team Lead, WHO – World Health Organization National Professional Officer, WHO – World Health Organization Data Collection Officer, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Protection Officer – United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq WASH Technical Specialist, Save the Children FTR/ACE (Family Tracing and Reunification), Save […]

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New Career Opportunities in Iraq

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised new positions in Iraq: Humanitarian Affairs Officer/Reporting Officer, UNAMI – United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq Support Services Associate, UNAMI – United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq Support Services Associate, UNOPS – United Nations Office for Project Services Programme Officer, UNOPS – United Nations Office for Project […]

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New Mosul Housing Units from UNHCR, Japan

700 families in West Mosul receive housing units from UNHCR with funds from the people of Japan Some 700 families in Mosul whose homes were destroyed in the recent conflict now have a new place to live. Temporary housing units were set up in 26 neighbourhoods in the west of the city, which saw extensive […]

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Preventing Sexual Abuse and Exploitation in Iraq

“As humanitarians, we have a collective responsibility to prevent and safely respond to sexual abuse and exploitation in Iraq,” said Jennifer Emond, a UNFPA specialist on the subject, during a training programme in Iraq. Risk of sexual exploitation and abuse escalate during times of crisis. Community protection systems are disrupted when populations are displaced, and […]

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New Career Opportunities in Iraq

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised new positions in Iraq: Child Protection and Youth Specialist (CPYS), Save the Children Administrative Assistant, UNICEF – United Nations Children’s Fund Team Assistant, UNHCR – United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Shelter Specialist, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Grants Coordinator, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Cash and Livelihoods Specialist, […]

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UNHCR welcomes Donation from Germany

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, has welcomed the latest contribution of Euro 13m from Germany to provide shelter and protection assistance to over 3 million displaced Iraqis. This generous support will enable UNHCR to continue its interventions in providing humanitarian assistance and protection activities in supporting the internally displaced persons with their basic needs, shelter, […]

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UNHCR Iraq opens New Camp for Displaced Families

UNHCR, the UN refugee agency, has opened another camp in response to a continued surge in the number of newly-displaced Iraqis fleeing the military offensive in western Mosul and in other areas of conflict. Al Salamiyah 2, south of Mosul, began to receive its first families today. 2,500 tents have so far been pitched, but […]

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UNHCR opens New Camp for West Mosul Displaced

UNHCR, the UN refugee agency, has opened a new camp, Hasansham U2, to house thousands of newly-displaced Iraqis who continue to flee the military offensive in western Mosul. The first busloads with packed with around 150 people began arriving at the camp on Tuesday. The camp is the latest to be built by UNHCR and […]

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New UNHCR camp opens near Mosul

UNHCR, the UN refugee agency, has opened a new camp in Hammam al-Alil to house thousands of newly-displaced Iraqis who continue to flee the military offensive in western Mosul. The first 500 families began arriving at Hammam al-Alil 2 camp today. Each household, depending on family size, will receive a tent and other basic items […]

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