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/echo/file/rebuilding-life-iraq-after-isis-thanks-cash-based-assistance_enRebuilding life in Iraq after ISIS thanks to cash-based assistance

Rebuilding life in Iraq after ISIS thanks to cash-based assistance
22/03/2018 - Video
Khalid and his family returned to their village after the defeat of ISIS in Anbar province, Iraq. Like many others who fled the war, they came home to a destroyed house and shattered livelihoods. With support from the European Commission, the...
Iraq by Peter Biro
23/01/2018 - Country page
Iraq by Peter Biro
08/01/2018 - News
Today, the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and the European Commission adopted a Joint Communication proposing an EU strategy for Iraq in order to address the many challenges the country faces following the...
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...
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.

/echo/file/clean-water-iraqis_enClean water for Iraqis

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.

/echo/file/helping-iraqi-women-and-children-deal-trauma_enHelping Iraqi women and children to deal with trauma

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,...

/echo/file/essn-stability-millions-refugee-families-turkey_enESSN: Stability for millions of refugee families in Turkey

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.

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