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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 […]

UNICEF, Iraqi Govt Renew Promise to Children in Need

UNICEF and the Government of Iraq today signed the 2016-2019 Country Programme Action Plan, a four year framework by which both parties will work to ensure a bright future for Iraqi children. "In the context of continuing violence across the country, it is all the more critical that we work hand in hand with our […]

Korea Offers Extra $1m for Iraqi Refugees

By John Lee. Yonhap news agency reports that South Korea has offered an additional $1 million in aid to Iraqi refugees. This brings South Korea's total so far this year to $6 million, which has been offered through various international organizations such as UNICEF, the World Food Programme (WFP), the World Health Organization (WHO), and […]

YOU are the Hope for Vulnerable Iraqi Children

YOU are the hope for some of the world's most vulnerable children From our friends Ali Allawi and Shirin Rahimi, a special invitation for November 11: "Join us at the Hope For Humanity Fundraiser event benefiting the refugee crisis for an evening with internationally renowned music composer and player Ramy Adly, on November 11, 2015, 6:30 […]

New US Humanitarian Aid for Iraq

US Secretary of State John Kerry (pictured) announced today at the Gulf Cooperation Council Summit in Qatar that the United States is providing nearly $62 million in additional humanitarian assistance to Iraqis who have been affected by violence and are in urgent need of assistance from the international community. This new funding brings the total […]

EU Supports UNICEF in Iraq

With Iraq on the verge of a massive funding shortfall, European Commission steps in to provide vital, frontline support The European Commission's Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection Department (ECHO) has made a € 3,000,000 contribution to UNICEF in Iraq to support the distribution of immediate life-saving supplies to tens of thousands of families displaced by […]

Vaccination Drive to keep Iraq Polio-Free

WHO and UNICEF Iraq Launch Vaccination Drive to keep the Country Polio-Free Iraqi children under five this week are again the centre of a mass vaccination campaign that started on 24 May across all governorates in Iraq tokeep the country polio-free after completing one year since the last case of polio was recorded in a […]

Results of Survey on Water Usage

UNICEF Announces the Results of the Family Survey on Water Usage The UNICEF Iraq WASH programme, in cooperation with the Administration Institute/Ressafa –the Technical College, with support from the European Union, organized a conference at the Administration Institute/Ressafa to announce the final results of thepilot family survey on water usage. The survey was conducted by […]

Humanitarian Agencies Assist IDPs in Anbar

Humanitarian agencies are rushing to provide assistance to more than 90,000 people fleeing clashes in Anbar Governorate. “Our top priority is delivering life-saving assistance to people who are fleeing-- food, water and shelter are highest on the list of priorities,” Lise Grande, the Humanitarian Coordinator for the United Nations in Iraq said. Civilians are fleeing […]

New Immunization Campaign Targets 5.8m Children

Keeping Iraq “polio free”: New immunization campaign targets 5.8 million children A five day nationwide polio immunization campaign targeting 5.8 million children under five years of age in Iraq will commence Sunday 12 April and will be marked by launch events on 12 April in Baghdad, organized by the Ministry of Health Iraq, and on […]