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Iraqi Schools Face a Desk Deficit

30 September 2015

Displaced by conflict, many students are struggling to find a place in the classroom.

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UN refugee agency opens two new camps for displaced Iraqis in Baghdad

25 September 2015

Camps, with electricity access, will shelter those who had been staying in unfinished buildings, with the host community or relatives

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Numbers of refugee arrivals to Greece increase dramatically.

18 August 2015

UNHCR figures show more refugees and migrants arrived in Greece during the month of July than during the whole of last year

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Families flee militant-held Fallujah after months of violence

23 July 2015

Iraqi offensive in Anbar sees more than 250,000 civilians across the province to flee homes since April

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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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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

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

António Guterres
High Commissioner for Refugees

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