Benim Hikayem

OVER 1 MILLION PEOPLE FLED FROM WESTERN MOSUL AND WESTERN NINEWA GOVERNORATE NEED URGENT HUMANITARIAN RESPONSE


In accordance to UNHCR November 2017 situation updates military operations aiming at retaking the last districts under armed opposition groups resumed in west Mosul, on 2017 October last week of, amid continued violence in disputed territories. In this regard, relief agencies are concerned with premature returns.

 

In camps west of Mosul, the population has decreased by 12 % (approximately 5900 individuals) at first week of November 2017 alone. Many families hastening their return and fearing that they could be barred from returning to their villages later on.

 

In West Mosul over 22000 individuals have reportedly returned by the end of 2017 October, some families have not been to their villages for over three years, and had no information on the condition of their property, basic services available in the area, or livelihood opportunities, prior to returning. 

 

Vulnerable families, including refugees, IDPs and returnees and conflict affected families of the host community need urgent food and winterization support, assistance of essential winter items in camps and out of camps.

 

In the highlight of these findings, IBC started emergency food aid project for conflict affected communities in West Mosul, Iraq. Project continued from 2017 November until the beginning of 2018 and over 5300 individuals benefited from the implementation. Project is funded by the UMCOR and International Blue Crescent Relief and Development Foundation directly implemented the project.

 

For more information:

IBC Programs Director

Nalan Uker

nuker@bluecrescent.net



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