Iraq https://www.wfp.org/feeds/Iraq Country content en WFP Welcomes Denmark’s Contribution To Support Iraqis Affected By Mosul Crisis https://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/wfp-welcomes-denmarks-contribution-support-iraqis-affected-mosul-crisis ROME/BAGHDAD – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has welcomed a contribution of US$7.1 million from Denmark to provide emergency food assistance for thousands of Iraqi families affected by the continuing crisis in Mosul. Iraq Global Middle East Emergencies Thu, 29 Dec 2016 14:11:21 +0000 WFP 650747 at https://www.wfp.org WFP Welcomes Kuwait Contribution To Food Assistance For Iraqis Affected By Mosul Crisis https://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/wfp-welcomes-kuwait-contribution-food-assistance-iraqis-affected-mosul-crisis BAGHDAD – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has welcomed a contribution of US$3 million from the Government of Kuwait to provide emergency food assistance for thousands of Iraqi families affected by the ongoing crisis in Mosul.  Contributions to WFP Iraq Global Middle East Fri, 16 Dec 2016 11:14:19 +0000 WFP 650712 at https://www.wfp.org UN Provides Vital Food And Aid To 42,000 People In Eastern Mosul https://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/un-provides-vital-food-and-aid-42000-people-eastern-mosul BAGHDAD – In the single largest humanitarian aid delivery in eastern Mosul since the current conflict began, the World Food Programme (WFP), UNICEF and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) yesterday provided food, dignity kits, water purification tablets, jerry cans, baby hygiene kits and more for 42,000 people in eastern Mosul. For the first time in over two weeks, security conditions have allowed humanitarian agencies to reach families living in the suburbs of eastern Mosul, many of whom are in desperate need of assistance. Iraq Global Middle East Emergencies Fri, 09 Dec 2016 16:05:07 +0000 WFP 650697 at https://www.wfp.org First WFP Food Distribution In Mosul (For the Media) https://www.wfp.org/videos/first-wfp-food-distribution-mosul-media WFP yesterday delivered food to 42,000 people living in the suburbs of in eastern Mosul. These are some of the first people that have been reached by humanitarian assistance after being trapped by the protracted conflict in Mosul. Many who received assistance yesterday were in a desperate state, and have been without food and living in often terrifying conditions for several weeks. Yesterday’s distribution was the single largest humanitarian assistance operation carried out to date in the eastern part of Mosul since the recent conflict began. Fighting continues and many thousands more are faced with continuing daily life in or near to an active war zone. Since the onset of the Mosul offensive in October, WFP has provided ready-to-eat food to more than 265,000 people affected by the conflict, of which around 210,000 have also received monthly food rations. WFP currently has enough ready-to-eat food for all families affected by ongoing fighting in Mosul, and almost half a million family food rations in stock, which can feed up to 2.5 million people for one month. WFP in Action Logistics Responding to Emergencies Iraq English Iraq emergency Middle East Video News Release Refugees and IDPs General Food Distribution Logistics Fri, 09 Dec 2016 10:26:54 +0000 WFP 650692 at https://www.wfp.org Voices From Mosul https://www.wfp.org/stories/voices-mosul A glimpse into life under so-called Islamic State, in the words of those who escaped. Iraq Global Mon, 05 Dec 2016 09:51:24 +0000 WFP 650673 at https://www.wfp.org WFP Follows Frontlines Providing Food To Families Affected By Mosul Offensive https://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/wfp-follows-frontlines-providing-food-families-affected-mosul-offensive ERBIL – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) continues to follow frontlines in Mosul by delivering life-saving food assistance to families in camps and newly retaken areas. Iraq Global Middle East Emergencies Thu, 24 Nov 2016 09:40:22 +0000 WFP 650639 at https://www.wfp.org Mosul Offensive, One Month On (For the Media) https://www.wfp.org/videos/mosul-offensive-one-month-media Since the onset of the Mosul offensive in October, WFP has provided food assistance to more than 100,000 people affected by the conflict with ready-to-eat food and monthly food rations. WFP currently has enough stocks of immediate response rations outside Mosul to feed 2.1 million people for three days, and almost half a million family food rations in stock, which can feed 2.5 million people for one month. WFP calls upon all parties to the conflict to facilitate unimpeded humanitarian access to all affected communities across Iraq, including civilians displaced in and around the Mosul corridor. WFP in Action Logistics Responding to Emergencies Iraq English Iraq emergency Middle East Video News Release Refugees and IDPs General Food Distribution Logistics Thu, 17 Nov 2016 14:46:37 +0000 WFP 650615 at https://www.wfp.org As Conflict in Mosul Intensifies, WFP Reaches over a 100,000 Iraqis with Food Assistance (For the Media) https://www.wfp.org/videos/conflict-mosul-intensifies-wfp-reaches-over-100000-iraqis-food-assistance-media The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has provided urgently-needed food assistance to over 120,000 people fleeing the conflict in Mosul, including a distribution on Sunday to 25,000 people in Gogjali, the first neighbourhood retaken inside Mosul city. In addition to providing such assistance, WFP and its partners are working tirelessly to reach families that remain trapped in Mosul and newly recovered areas. While many people have sought safety in newly opened camps, thousands of families remain in their homes or are staying with nearby host communities. WFP is first providing ready-to-eat food rations to families wherever safe access is possible. WFP then provides family food rations giving a family of five a one-month supply of staple foods, including rice, wheat flour, chickpeas, vegetable oil, sugar and salt. WFP in Action Aid professionals Logistics Responding to Emergencies Iraq English Iraq emergency Middle East Video News Release Emergencies Refugees and IDPs Logistics Mon, 14 Nov 2016 15:38:36 +0000 WFP 650598 at https://www.wfp.org As Conflict In Mosul Intensifies, WFP Reaches Over 100,000 Iraqis With Food Assistance https://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/conflict-mosul-intensifies-wfp-reaches-over-100000-iraqis-food-assistance ERBIL – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has provided urgently-needed food assistance to more than 100,000 people fleeing the conflict in Mosul, including a distribution on Sunday to 25,000 people in Gogjali, the first neighbourhood retaken inside Mosul city. In addition to providing such assistance, WFP and its partners are working tirelessly to reach families that remain trapped in Mosul and newly recovered areas. Responding to Emergencies Iraq Global Middle East Emergencies Mon, 14 Nov 2016 13:54:34 +0000 WFP 650597 at https://www.wfp.org WFP Launches WiFi System Connecting Syrian Refugees In Northern Iraqi Camp With Families In Syria https://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/wfp-launches-wifi-system-connecting-syrian-refugees-northern-iraqi-camp-families-s ERBIL – The World Food Programme (WFP) today launched an innovative project that provides wireless internet access to Syrian refugees living in Domiz refugee camp in northern Iraq, the largest refugee camp in Iraq which is home to 31,000 Syrian refugees Iraq Syrian Arab Republic Middle East Wed, 02 Nov 2016 08:34:49 +0000 WFP 650552 at https://www.wfp.org