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1.9m Iraqi Children to be Vaccinated against Polio

More than 1.9 million Iraqi children in high risk governorates to be vaccinated against polio On Sunday, Iraqi health authorities, in partnership with the World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF began a mass polio vaccination campaign targeting more than 1.9 million children under the age of five. The campaign will be conducted in locations across […]

Improving the Quality of Learning in Iraq

With support from the European Commission, UNICEF is supporting governorates and education ministries in developing their educational plans and modernizing data collection to improve the quality of learning in Iraq With financial backing from the European Commission and in partnership with UNESCO, UNICEF Iraq is supporting authorities at the governorate level to better plan their […]

Iraq's Locally Made Hand Sanitizer and Disinfectant

The University of Karbala produces locally made hand sanitizer and disinfectant for health facilities, in first of its kind UNICEF-supported project In the first of its kind project since the corona virus outbreak, graduate students in the pharmaceutical department of the University of Karbala have produced 14,500 locally made hand sanitizers and 10,000 large products […]

EU gives $2.8m in Relief to Iraqi Children

By John Lee. A recent contribution of USD2.8 million by the European Union has provided immediate relief to 90,000 vulnerable people -half of them children - in emergency camps in Salamiya, Hamam al Alil and Jeda'a 1 and 5 IDP camps within Ninawa governorate. Only 39 per cent of Iraq's population have access to safely […]

UN: Time for Iraq to Endorse Anti-Domestic Violence Law

UN in Iraq raises the alarm: Time to endorse the anti-domestic violence law The UN in Iraq urges the Iraqi Parliament to speed up the endorsement of the Anti-Domestic Violence Law amid alarming reports of a rise in gender-based and domestic violence cases perpetrated across the country, especially with increased household tensions as a result […]

New Career Opportunities in Iraq

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised new positions in Iraq: Youth & Adolescent Development Specialist, UNICEF - United Nations Children's Fund Security Information Analyst, UNAMI - United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq Security Coordination Officer, UNAMI - United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq Child Protection Officer, UNAMI - United Nations Assistance Mission for […]

UNICEF, Korea to provide Water and Sanitation in Iraq

UNICEF partners with the Republic of Korea to provide water and sanitation services for the most vulnerable children in Iraq Approximately 3 million children and young people across Iraq need humanitarian support as they try to recover from years of conflict and violence. The Republic of Korea has partnered with UNICEF and contributed US$1 million […]

3.1m Iraqi Children to be Vaccinated against Polio

More than 3.1 million Iraqi children to be vaccinated against polio Health authorities in Iraq in partnership with the World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF have launched a campaign to reach more than 3.1 million children under five years of age with lifesaving polio vaccinations. The five-day campaign aims to target children in 65 districts […]

New Career Opportunities in Iraqi Kurdistan

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised new positions in Iraqi Kurdistan: Education Specialist, UNICEF - United Nations Children's Fund Feedback and Response Mechanism Assistant, International Rescue Committee (IRC) Humanitarian Access and Security Assistant, International Rescue Committee (IRC) Project Assistant, UNOPS - United Nations Office for Project Services Research Assistant (field coordination and administration), […]

New Career Opportunities in Iraq

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised new positions in Iraq: International Consultancy, UNICEF - United Nations Children's Fund Administrative Assistant, UNAMI - United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq Senior Registration Assistant, UNAMI - United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq Architect Engineer (IC), UNAMI - United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq National Humanitarian Affairs […]