Murtada Nasiri

Murtada Nasiri

Erbil- 17 February 2020: The World Health Organization (WHO) today handed over a new batch of fully equipped ambulances to the Ministry of Health in Kurdistan Region of Iraq to support the needs of the internally displaced population (IDPs) and hosting community here.

Monday, 17 February 2020 15:34

Iraq Humanitarian Bulletin, January 2020

Baghdad, 17 February 2020 - UNAMI continues to receive credible allegations of peaceful protesters targeted by “hunting guns” on the road between Al Tahrir Square and Al Khilani Square in Baghdad in the evening of 14, 15 and 16 February, injuring at least 50. Reportedly, a number of security personnel were also injured, including by pellets from hunting guns, stones or Molotov cocktails. Allegations on the use of similar kinetic impact projectiles were received from Karbala as well, causing injuries to over 150 protesters in the month of January alone.

Cairo, Egypt, 16 February, 2020 - The World Health Organization announces a total of nine confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the Eastern Mediterranean Region as of 16 February 2020.

BAGHDAD – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and its implementing partners in collaboration with the Ministry of Education (MoE), WFP have relaunched its school feeding programme, following the successful 2018 pilot in West Mosul.

BAGHDAD – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has received a US$1 million flexible contribution from the Republic of Korea to provide food assistance for vulnerable internally displaced families in Iraq.

6 February 2020 Statement by UNFPA-UN Women on the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation

6 February 2020 Over 200 million girls and women alive today have suffered from female genital mutilation, a horrific and harmful practice that can lead to physical, mental and sexual health complications. This year, more than 4 million girls are at risk.

Baghdad, 5 February 2020 – The United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) is continuing its life-saving work in Iraq. UNMAS is grateful for the support it received from three generous donors.

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