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November 2018

Ride On! Erbil International Bike Marathon

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IOM Responds to Flooding in Iraq

Erbil – Large-scale flooding beginning on the morning of Friday (23/11) has wreaked havoc across Iraq, killing several people and causing widespread damage to homes, infrastructure and agriculture, and worsening the living conditions of internally displaced persons.

In Ninewa governorate, Qayarrah Airstrip and Jeddah IDP camps were particularly affected. IOM deployed its Rapid Assessment and Response Team; employed over 600 camp residents to clear drainage channels; and distributed more than 3,000 basic non-food item kits. Read more...

IOM Responds to Flooding in Iraq

Flood-affected families
in Ninewa camps receive non-food items

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Reasons to Remain: Categorizing Protracted Displacement in Iraq

Protracted displacement is generally described as a condition in which internally displaced persons are unable to reduce the vulnerability, impoverishment and marginalization that may be caused by displacement.

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IOM support for returnees and IDPs
Shelter support provided to displaced and returnee families in Anbar.
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IOM Iraq releases 
“Iraq Displacement Crisis 2014-17” report

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Finding a New Purpose

How a Syrian refugee family is rebuilding a life in northern Iraq.
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IOM Iraq Highlights

400 displaced families in Sulaymaniyah received winter non-food items. Read more
Brothers in Haj Ali camp: Rajab is blind, but very articulate. Yaseen can hear, but is mute. Read more
Ali received job placement service following return from Germany and is supporting his family Read more
IOM rehabilitates unfinished buildings inhabited by internally displaced persons. Read more
ECHO Technical Assistant visited the IOM warehouse to review winter NFI supplies. Read more
Workshop in Baghdad for law enforcement on issue of trafficking in persons in Iraq. Read more

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

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