Murtada Nasiri

Murtada Nasiri

Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert, UN Special Representative and head of the UN Assistance Mission in Iraq (UNAMI) on the ongoing turmoil in the country, the unprecedented participation of women in the mass protests and how to prevent the re-emergence of ISIL.

Baghdad, Iraq, 30 March 2020: Iraq today reported 42 deaths since the start of the COVID19 outbreak in the country on 24 February 2020. This makes Iraq the country with the second highest number of COVID19 related deaths across the Eastern Meditarrinean region after Iran.

Baghdad, 29 March 2020 - The Government of Japan contributed US$ 1.3 million towards UNFPA interventions for integrated lifesaving reproductive health and gender-based violence services to vulnerable women and girls in five governorates across Iraq.

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem

New York, 27 March 2020 - With each passing day, the scale of the COVID-19 crisis and its consequences are becoming ever more apparent and alarming.

Erbil — Anbar, in western Iraq, is the country’s largest governorate by area. In early 2014, the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) seized control of Anbar from the Iraqi Government; nearly half a million people fled the ISIL advance between January and May 2014. A second wave of displacement took place in 2016 when the military campaign to expel ISIL reached the area.

Agency: WFP

Location: Erbil

Deadline: 09/04/2020

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Wednesday, 25 March 2020 18:17

GLOBAL HUMANITARIAN RESPONSE PLAN COVID-19

25 March 2020 BAGHDAD – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has welcomed a contribution of US$4 million from the Government of Japan to provide food assistance for eight months to 26,000 vulnerable internally displaced people (IDPs) in camps in Iraq.

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