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20/02/2019 - News
The EU has announced an additional €30 million in humanitarian assistance. Another €20 million in development funding will contribute to the reconstruction of the country's cultural heritage, as well as the creation of jobs and opportunities...
Irak by Peter Biro
20/02/2019
16/08/2018 - Photo story
One year after Iraq’s second-largest city Mosul was retaken from ISIS by the Iraqi government, thousands of improvised explosive devices, unexploded aerial bombs and complex booby-traps litter the city, waiting to be triggered by the slightest...
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
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.
Iraq clean water
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.
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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