Baghdad, 25 March 2021 – Amid a global shortage of COVID-19 vaccines, Iraq has finally received 336 000 doses of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine through the COVAX Facility, a partnership co-led by Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI), Gavi-The Vaccine Alliance and the World Health Organization, alongside key delivery partner UNICEF.

Baghdad, Iraq, 15 February 2021: The World Health Organization (WHO) welcomed the new set of resolutions announced by Iraq’s Supreme Health and Safety Committee on the 13th of February, aiming to halt the recent increase in the numbers of COVID-19 cases reported by health institutions in the country.

BAGHDAD – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has received a Euro 21 million contribution from the Federal Government of Germany to support vulnerable families across Iraq as well as the digitalisation and reform of the country’s national Public Distribution System (PDS) for food rations.

BAGHDAD, 31 December 2020 – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) received a contribution from the Government of Canada of CAD 5.5 million, to assist up to 356,000 vulnerable displaced Iraqis and Syrian refugees across Iraq to meet their monthly food needs.

Baghdad, 10 December 2020 – International experts on child protection and Iraqi civil society organizations discussed at a UN-facilitated workshop the best ways to monitor and report on grave violations committed against children, sharing insights and challenges and establishing a peer network for further future collaboration.

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