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11 September 2014
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Pregnant women forced to flee escalating crisis in Iraq

DUHOK, Iraq - With hostilities nearing her village in northern Iraq, 30-year-old Khawla had little choice but to flee - while she was eight months pregnant. It was a day her family had been dreading... Read more

26 August 2014
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Serving Syrian refugee women amid Iraq's escalating crisis

AMMAN/NEW YORK - Over 200,000 Syrian refugees are living in Iraq, having escaped the four-year-long conflict in their homeland. Yet for some, the move offers little respite from crisis: A UNFPA... Read more

19 August 2014
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Highest-level of emergency declared in Iraq

UNITED NATIONS, New York – UN officials have declared the humanitarian crisis in Iraq a “Level 3 Emergency,” the highest-level emergency designation. Over a million people have been displaced by... Read more

8 August 2014
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UNFPA deploys support for women, girls amid mass flight from Iraq’s Sinjar

UNITED NATIONS, New York – As the security situation in northern Iraq deteriorates, the humanitarian needs of women and youth are multiplying. Some 1.2 million people are believed to be internally... Read more

1 August 2014
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August 2014: Highest-Level of Emergency Declared in Iraq

UNITED NATIONS, New York – UN officials have declared the humanitarian crisis in Iraq a “Level 3 Emergency,” the highest-level emergency designation. Over a million people have been displaced by... Read more

30 June 2014
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Women and girls at risk as conflict escalates in Iraq

UNITED NATIONS, New York – Approximately one million people have been displaced by the mounting crisis in northern and western Iraq. The deteriorating security has left some 250,000 women and girls... Read more

1 May 2014
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May 2014: Strengthening and Scaling up Family Planning Services in Iraq

The Iraqi Ministry of Health and the Regional Ministry of Health of Kurdistan have organized series of consultative meetings and workshops in Erbil during April and May 2014, for the purpose of... Read more

1 May 2014
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Strengthening and Scaling up Family Planning Services in Iraq

  The Iraqi Ministry of Health and the Regional Ministry of Health of Kurdistan have organized series of consultative meetings and workshops in Erbil during April and May 2014, for the purpose of... Read more

17 April 2014
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April 2014: Launching the National Populating Policy in Iraq

17 April 2014; The Iraqi Higher Population Council, and in cooperation with UNFPA, launched the National Population Policy and the document of “Management and Mechanisms of Population Policy... Read more

2 January 2014
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More than 2,500 internally displaced Iraqis born in Duhok in two months

Erbil/ IRAQ— More than 40 babies are being born to internally displaced families every day in Duhok governorate within Kurdistan Region, official statistics show. According to Duhok Health... Read more

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