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by EU ECHO Peter Biro
21/09/2017 - News
The European Commission has announced an additional €10 million in humanitarian assistance to Iraq, bringing the total EU humanitarian contribution to this crisis to €350 million since 2015. The announcement comes as Commissioner for Humanitarian...
20/09/2017 - Country page
The EU provides protection and relief to both Iraq’s displaced people and Syrian refugees inside and outside camps in Iraq, as well as other vulnerable populations affected by the conflict. Funding ensures food assistance, basic health care, water...
Mosul Iraq by Peter Biro
14/07/2017 - News
The European Commission is scaling up its response to the humanitarian crisis in Iraq with an additional €30 million.

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Clean water for Iraqis
04/07/2017 - Video
Hundreds of thousands of desperate people are fleeing ongoing clashes between Islamic State and the Iraqi army in West Mosul. To help the many displaced, the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, with support from EU Humanitarian Aid,...
Iraq Mosul by DRC
29/06/2017 - Blog post
Shielding her eyes from the bright Iraqi sun, 80-year-old Firja struggled to stand and greet us outside her new tent in the sprawling Qayyarah Airstrip emergency site some 100 km south of Iraq’s second largest city, Mosul.

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Helping Iraqi women and children to deal with trauma
21/06/2017 - Video
Hundreds of thousands of desperate people are fleeing ongoing clashes between Islamic State and the Iraqi army in West Mosul. To help the many displaced, the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, with support from EU Humanitarian Aid,...

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ESSN: Stability for millions of refugee families in Turkey
20/06/2017 - Video
Turkey is home to the largest refugee population in the world, hosting over 3.2 million refugees and migrants primarily from Syria, Iraq, and Afghanistan. The people and government of Turkey have made tremendous efforts to provide for the refugees...

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One of the inhabitants in the gloomy fortress-like building is Amina, 37. In 2015, she fled her village in Syria with her husband and three daughters. With the family savings running out, a cash grant of around $100 (USD) per month now allows her to stay
19/04/2017 - Photo story
Iraq is facing one of the world’s worst humanitarian crises, with 11 million people—nearly one-third of its population—in need of immediate humanitarian assistance.
Christos Stylianides in a video statement about Mosul
31/03/2017 - News
Ensuring that civilians inside Mosul are protected during the conflict is the single most effective life-saving action that can be taken.

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EU aid in Iraq: medical care for people fleeing Mosul
24/03/2017 - Video
As the military operations to retake Mosul from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) continue, protection and assistance of civilians trapped in conflict areas, as well as support to the increasing number of people forcibly displaced,...

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