By John Lee. Shelter Cluster has issued its “3W Who does What Where – Operational Presence” report for the period from 1st January 2019 to 30th November 2019. The report maps the activities of shelter-related NGOs in Iraq. Click here to find the full report.
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UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, welcomes a new donation of USD 5.6 million from the Kingdom of the Netherlands for 2019 and 2020 to assist internally displaced persons (IDPs), returnees, and Syrian refugees in Iraq. This contribution is part of the global PROSPECTS Partnership aiming at joining partners’ efforts to develop a new paradigm in […]
The Iraqi Cabinet held its regular weekly meeting in Baghdad on Tuesday under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi. The Prime Minister told the Cabinet that the current government will continue to discharge its duties until the formation of the next Iraqi government. The Prime Minister then outlined some of the key achievements of […]
It’s (almost) Christmas, so please spare a thought for those less fortunate who will have little to celebrate on the 25th. Please consider the AMAR Foundation‘s appeal this year which highlights the plight of Yazidi teens whose young lives have been ruined by ISIS. More than one third of the 6,800 Yazidis abducted in Sinjar […]
The children of Iraq are in crisis. An estimated 800,000 were orphaned by the end of the Iraq War. The invasion by ISIS displaced more than 1.3 million. Thousands work on the streets, in homes, or in businesses. They are why the Iraqi Children Foundation (ICF) exists: to intervene on their behalf with love and […]
The Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) is delighted to be holding a Tech forum within the main Conference at Address Hotel in Dubai on December 8th. Principal among the speakers are Mr Yassin Bhija of GE Healthcare and Mr Uwe Bork of Siemens Healthcare who are driving the healthtech panel – exploring the hot topic […]
The World Health Organization (WHO) welcomes a new contribution of US$24 million from the US Agency for International Development’s Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance (USAID-OFDA) to strengthen primary, secondary and preventive health services in conflict-affected governorates in Iraq. Access to improved life-saving health services will be ensured for approximately 3.5 million beneficiaries in seven governorates […]
This article was originally published by Niqash. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. What’s Really Polluting Southern Iraq’s Most Important Waterway? For years, fish and other marine life has been disappearing from the all-important Shatt al-Arab waterway in Basra. This wide river at […]
From Peace to prosperity: The Conference to find out what’s happening for Iraq business. The Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) Autumn Conference in Dubai on December 8th is set against a backdrop of relative peace and security in Iraq, and the prospect of oil revenues surging through the economy is driving a wider range of […]
Over 10,000 refugees from North East Syria have fled across the border into Iraq following ongoing military operations. Medair in Iraq has deployed a mobile medical team to Dohuk Governorate and begun delivering emergency health services to the refugees crossing into Iraq, 75% of whom the UNHCR estimates are women and children. In coordination with […]
Highlights ▪ 11,292 refugees crossed into Iraq since the commencement of hostilities. ▪ The number of refugees entering the KR-I continues to increase. On average, over 1,200 new arrivals were recorded on a daily basis during the past seven days. ▪ Bardarash Camp has reached its capacity, new arrivals will now be hosted in Gawilan […]
By John Lee. Doctors Without Borders /Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has issued a statement on the situation along the Iraq-Syria border: As people continue to flee conflict in northeast Syria for Iraq, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has launched medical activities at one site receiving refugees in Iraq along the border with Syria and has assessed […]