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5 June 2017
Press Release
Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin
UNITED NATIONS, New York, 5 June 2017—With profound sadness, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, announces that its Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, passed away suddenly at his... Read more
31 May 2017
WHO and UNFPA scale up trauma and emergency obstetric response capacity to safe guard lives of newly displaced families from west Mosul
Baghdad, 31 May 2017: The World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) are extremely concerned about the health conditions of about 180 000 men, women and children... Read more
29 May 2017
Press Release Humanitarian partners on  prepare for a surge of displaced families from West Mosul
Baghdad, 29 May – As the fighting intensifies in west Mosul, humanitarian partners in Iraq have pre-positioned lifesaving packages of assistance containing food, water and other assistance in key... Read more
30 April 2017
Statement
Statement attributable to Ms. Lise Grande,  Humanitarian Coordinator Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary General
(Baghdad, 30 April 2017): A group of 36 Yazidi survivors including women, men and children have recently been rescued from slavery, having been held in captivity by the Islamic State in Iraq and... Read more
19 April 2017
Press Release
Dr.Luay Shabaneh, UNFPA Arab States Regional Director and UNFPA Representative in Iraq Mr.Ramanathan Balakrishnan visiting UNFPA supported Women center in Hamam Aleel camp, Mosul, Iraq
Baghdad, 19 April 2017 – UNFPA’s director for the Arab region Dr Luay Shabaneh has just concluded a four-day visit to Iraq, during which he spent most of his time in direct interaction with Iraqi... Read more
18 April 2017
Dr.Luay Shabaneh, UNFPA Arab States Regional Director  and UNFPA Representative in Iraq Mr.Ramanathan Balakrishnan at the UNFPA maternity wing of the field hospital in Adhba, Iraq
Baghdad, Iraq, 18 April 2017 – Amidst harrowing accounts of displaced, including pregnant women escaping military activities in Mosul, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund is supporting static... Read more
12 April 2017
Press Release
UNFPA Welcomes the Generous Donation from the Government of Japan to Meet the Needs of Women and Girls in Iraq
Baghdad, Iraq, 12 April 2017 – As the current humanitarian crisis in Iraq enters its fourth year, women and girls are facing extraordinary vulnerabilities related to their inability to access to... Read more
11 April 2017
Statement
Statement attributable to Dr. Luay Shabaneh, UNFPA Director for the Arab Region
Cairo, Egypt 11 April 2017 –I am following closely with deep concern the alarming humanitarian situation of an estimated 300,000-350,000 civilians currently trapped in the ongoing military operations... Read more
9 April 2017
Press Release
“Within hours of opening, Ahmed was the first born in UNFPA, EU supported, mobile delivery clinic in West Mosul”. Credits: (IHAO)
Baghdad, Iraq, 9 April 2017 – As fighting in Iraq reaches its peak, urgent humanitarian needs of women and girls impacted by the conflict continue to escalate. At this critical juncture, thanks to... Read more
4 April 2017
Statement
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UNITED NATIONS, New York, 4 April 2017—UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, regrets the decision by the United States to deny any future funding for its life-saving work the world over. This... Read more

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