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Fears for 750,000 Civilians in Western Mosul

Humanitarians fear for the 750,000 civilians in western Mosul 100 days after military operations to retake Mosul started, humanitarian partners are expressing deep concern about the plight of the estimated 750,000 civilians who are currently living in the western sections of the city where fighting is expected to start in coming weeks. “We are relieved […]

New Career Opportunities in Iraq

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised new positions in Iraq: Procurement Coordinator, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) ICLA Officer- Legal Assistance, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) ICLA Officer- Information & Counselling, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) ICLA Information Officer, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Advisor Security Risk Management Support to the Stabilization Process, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale […]

New Career Opportunities in Iraqi Kurdistan

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised new positions in Iraqi Kurdistan: Consultant Information Management Officer, Food Security Cluster, United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) National Logistics Officer, United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) Programme Specialist, Protection from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (PSEA), United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Cash Operations Coordinator, Oxfam Humanitarian Affairs […]

New Career Opportunities in Iraq

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised new positions in Iraq: Programme Specialist, Gender Based Violence, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) SCOPE IT Solution Associate (two positions), United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) Administrative Assistant, United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) Field Security Assistant, United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) Education […]

UN Campaign to Combat Gender-Based Violence

Under the theme “From Peace in the Home to Peace in the World: Step Up for Freedom and Equality”, the United Nations in cooperation with the Government of Iraq and the Kurdistan Regional Government launched the 16 days of Activism campaign against gender-based violence in Iraq. The campaign was launched in Baghdad on 26 November […]

WFP Launches WiFi System In Iraqi Refugee Camp

The World Food Programme (WFP) today launched an innovative project that provides wireless internet access to Syrian refugees living in Domiz refugee camp in northern Iraq, the largest refugee camp in Iraq which is home to 31,000 Syrian refugees. Syrian refugees forced to flee the conflict in Syria can now use the internet through the […]

Protection of Women and Girls in Mosul

Statement by Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin (pictured), United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UNFPA, to the United Nations Population Fund, on the Protection of Women and Girls in Mosul: I am deeply concerned about the rapidly escalating humanitarian crisis in Mosul, Iraq, and the heightened threat to the health and lives of pregnant women who […]

New Jobs in Iraqi Kurdistan

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised several new positions in Iraqi Kurdistan: International External Evaluation Consultant (RRM), United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) HR Coordinator Country Office, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Driver On-Duty, Danish Refugee Council (DRC) National Associate Programme Officer, United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) Cash Consortium Executive Chair, Mercy Corps […]

UN Allocates $15m to support Fallujah IDPs

UN emergency fund allocates $15 million to support people fleeing Fallujah The top United Nations relief official chief today released $15 million from the UN Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to provide urgent life-saving assistance for people affected by the recent fighting and military operations in Fallujah. “People escaping Fallujah are in desperate need of […]

Race to Reach People Fleeing areas West of Ramadi

Humanitarian partners race to reach people fleeing Heet and areas west of Ramadi Humanitarian partners are rushing to provide emergency assistance to an estimated 35,000 people who have been newly displaced in hard-to-reach areas west of Ramadi. Lise Grande (pictured), the UN’s Humanitarian Coordinator said, “Thousands of people who have been trapped in Heet for […]

Iraqi Youth – Key Statistics And Resources

A range of studies and surveys reveal that Iraqi youth face many challenges. The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), together with the Government of Iraq, conducted a National Youth Survey in 2009 that provided the first comprehensive insight into the reality of being a young person in today’s Iraq. The United Nations, the Central Organization […]