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October 2018


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IOM Congratulates Nobel Peace Laureates Nadia Murad and Dr. Denis Mukwege


The UN Migration Agency, IOM, congratulates the 2018 Nobel Peace Laureates Dr. Denis Mukwege, a Congolese doctor and advocate, and Nadia Murad, a prominent Yazidi human rights activist, for their efforts to end the scourge of sexual violence as a weapon of war and armed conflict.

For Ms. Murad, the prize comes more than three years after she escaped her ISIL captors in Iraq and resettled to Germany as part of the Humanitarian Admission Programme, jointly implemented by the German State of Baden-W├╝rttemberg and IOM Iraq, in close partnership with the Kurdistan Regional Government in Iraq. Read more...

IOM Solar Project Powering Primary Health Care Centre in Iraq

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IOM established a carpet factory in Dohuk to increase economic opportunities for vulnerable Yazidi women. Watch the Video. Support was provided by the German Federal State of Baden-W├╝rttemberg. Read about their recent visit

IOM Iraq Distributes Dignity Kits to Displaced Yazidi Women in Mount Sinjar

With support from the Office of US Foreign Disaster Assistance, IOM provided hundreds of Yazidi women with sanitary supplies and basic hygiene items to contribute to their psychosocial and physical wellbeing. Read more

IOM Iraq Highlights

IOM rehabilitated a public park in Telafar with support from Japan. Read more
US Consul General in Erbil Steven Fagin visited the IOM Iraq warehouse to review relief and contingency supplies. Read more
Kuwaiti Consul General visited the rehabilitated hospital in Halabja Taza. Read more

Latest data on displacement and returns in Iraq 
(31 October 2018)

Displaced children at Haj Ali camp in Ninewa come to IOM's psychological support center to attend recreational activities and learn. Watch the video
IOM Iraq in the News:
  • Xinhua: Over 10,000 families remain displaced from Iraq's Diyala: Official
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