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Iraq Emergency

UN and partners seek almost $US500 million to avert humanitarian disaster in Iraq

04 June 2015

The Humanitarian Response Plan for Iraq will provide shelter, food, water and other life-saving services over the next six months in across broad swathes of Iraq.

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UNHCR concerned at obstacles facing thousands fleeing Ramadi

29 May 2015

Many people are still on the move and UNHCR, alongside others in the humanitarian community, is striving to locate them and provide life-saving assistance.

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The pain of an Iraqi family separated in flight from Ramadi in Anbar province

13 May 2015

Imad and Nathil fled Ramadi when the fighting came to their district, but their eldest of four children got left behind in another town. They worry about her all the time.

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UNHCR concerned about the challenges facing thousands of Iraqis fleeing Ramadi

22 April 2015

Some 114,000 Iraqis have fled Ramadi over the past two weeks to escape conflict. Of these, about 39,000 remain stuck inside Anbar province.

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UNHCR concerned by border practices after deaths of two Iraqis at the Bulgaria-Turkey border

31 March 2015

Measures that make it more difficult to enter the EU are forcing people seeking international protection to take increasingly dangerous route to enter

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We had no choice other than to leave because it was not safe for our children. We left everything: our clothes, our furniture, even our food.

Nafa Jihad, 40
father of 11

The major focus is on improving living conditions for the displaced in the region, particularly people without shelter or housing.

Adrian Edwards
UNHCR

Everybody seeking access should be given refuge without discrimination. Everybody deserves to be safe.

António Guterres
High Commissioner for Refugees

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