Baghdad, 14 October 2017 – Humanitarian partners are ramping up assistance to tens of thousands of vulnerable people in the Nineveh Plains.

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Operating in one of the most severe and complex crises in the world, the Iraq IDP Information Centre (Iraq IIC)—a free hotline for displaced Iraqis to access information about humanitarian assistance, request assistance, raise complaints and provide feedback on the humanitarian response provided by aid agencies—handled its 100,000th call in September. The call marks a milestone in humanitarian efforts to establish a coordinated hotline and to promote accountability to displaced communities in Iraq.

Baghdad, 19-9-2017: The Government of Japan has announced emergency funding of $4.5 million dollars to support UNHCR’s humanitarian assistance for families affected by the Mosul crisis.

Erbil, 7 May 2017 - The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) welcomes a contribution of USD 9.7 million from the Government of Japan to address the shelter needs for those affected by the ongoing crisis in Iraq. The contribution allows UN-Habitat to continue the rehabilitation of damaged houses in areas liberated from the ‘Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL),’ and to establish temporary shelters for vulnerable displaced persons whose houses are being reconstructed.

Baghdad, 19 April 2017 - Building on dozens of projects already underway, the Government of Iraq today authorized UNDP’s Funding Facility for Stabilization (FFS) to initiate 202 more projects to accelerate the immediate stabilization of Mosul and greater Ninewa governorate.

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