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3.2 Million displaced Iraqis have returned home, but 2.6 Million people are still in displacement across Iraq due to destruction of their home and local infrastructure, financial limitations and other constraints. Read more in this IOM Iraq press note: ht
To assist the people of Mosul, IOM, the UN Migration Agency, in cooperation with the Government of Iraq, and humanitarian partners have set up mobile Community Information Centres (CICs).
Every day, over 10,000 Iraqis fleeing West Mosul arrive in Hammam Al-Alil. They arrive exhausted and in need of shelter, food, water and medical support.
IOM Iraq held a temporary art workshop aimed at unleashing the talent and creativity of a local community in Erbil where host communities, Syrian refugees and displaced Iraqis live together. 80 women and youth learned handcraft skills.
To strengthen government-run health facilities in the wake of the Mosul crisis, IOM Iraq donated medical equipment and supplies valued at approximately a half-million dollars to Al-Salam Teaching Hospital in east Mosul in November 2017.
IOM Iraq Community Centres, funded by the European Union, create a space for internally displaced persons (IDPs), host community members and returnees to gather and engage in community initiatives aimed at enhancing mutual trust and dialogue.
Brothers Haytham and Jalal and their families, displaced, receive shelter rehabilitation assistance to improve their living conditions, on a farm on the outskirts of Erbil, Kurdistan Region of Iraq. Funded by the US Department of State’s Bureau of Populat
IOM aims to help Iraq along the path towards stability, particularly in areas where there are many people displaced from ongoing conflict; or to areas where people have returned to their community. IOM supports local economies by encouraging Iraqi entrepr
Three survivors (Amira, Niqaa, andSarah) who spoke to IOM from their hospital beds gave testimony to the carnage they had witnessed. All three lost family members.
With the battle for West Mosul all but over last week, evidence of a humanitarian calamity that is now just beginning to unravel paints the picture of a crisis that may go well beyond previous expectations. Roads are wrecked, electricity networks are brok
IOM is working in Gwer area east of Erbil since 2016, providing various business packages and rehabilitation services..
The IOM Family Assistance Programme supports family reunification applicants in Iraq, Turkey and Lebanon with the visa application process for Germany. At their offices, IOM helps them to complete the forms and prepare their documents in order to reunite
The IOM Iraq Community Policing programme aims to increase security in Iraq through Community Policing Forums, inclusive platforms where local communities, police, judicial sector, media and civil society organization representatives work together in iden
Every year more than 15,000 individuals infected annually. In response, IOM Iraq is providing urgent medical support to TB patients across the country in cooperation with The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria and the health ministry's
Displaced Hamoudi and his father had been separated for 25 months. While the son, his siblings, and the mother were trapped in Tal Afar under ISIL, the father was anxiously awaiting any news about their whereabouts... until their reunion at the Haj Ali em
With the generous support of Japan - The Government of Japan, now 170 Iraqi displaced and returnee families can be housed in this project in Al-Alam, Salah al-Din governorate.
In an EU-funded research study, IOM Iraq investigated the immediate factors limiting the IDP's willingness to return to their place of origin.
IOM recently opened this primary healthcare centre in Gwer, south of Erbil... Erbil’s governor, Gwer’s mayor and donor representatives attended the opening...
As we gather for Suhoor and Iftar with family and friends, may this #Ramadan be an opportunity to focus on compassion for those less fortunate, and unity across communities.
Hammam Al-Alil is a small town, south east of Mosul. Over 10,000 Iraqis fleeing West Mosul arrive in Hammam Al-Alil every day. They arrive exhausted and in need of food, water and medical care.