UNICEF: the humanitarian crisis in Iraq, the most volatile and complex in the world

UNICEF: the humanitarian crisis in Iraq, the most volatile and complex in the world

04-06-2015 02:35 PM

UNICEF - the humanitarian crisis in Iraq the most volatile and complex in the worldPresident of the UNICEF regional office in the Middle East and North Africa, Simon Ingram, said that the situation in Iraq has mounted a very dangerous year and a half ago, where we have seen a significant increase in the number of people who have been displaced, and the number of communities affected by the violence and conflict that is happening now in parts different parts of the country. He added that he Ingram year and a half before the crisis began in the north of the country when the Daash occupied Mosul. Now we see that the conflict is spreading in western and northwestern areas of Baghdad. This comes at a time, humanitarian organizations trying to deal with more than eight million people’s needs. The United Nations launched Thursday a humanitarian appeal worth half a billion dollars, in order to assist more than five million people from vulnerable Iraqis during the next six months. According to the United Nations is a humanitarian crisis In Iraq, more volatile and complex in the world, and over the past year the number of Iraqis who need help life-saving four-fold to reach more than eight million people, including about three million forced to flee their homes since on January 2014. doubled was the launch of the call this morning in the European Parliament in Brussels, Belgium, in partnership between the European Commissioner for humanitarian aid and crisis management, Christos Stabelianides, humanitarian coordinator for the United Nations in Iraq Liz Grande.

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