Iraq

Stories

  • Voices From Mosul

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    05/12/2016 — Iraq

    A glimpse into life under so-called Islamic State, in the words of those who escaped.

  • Iraq: Escaping Islamic State — Mohammed’s Story

    Mohammed Iraq - Oct 2016

    17/10/2016 — Iraq

    Mohammed spent a year and a half living under the so-called Islamic State (IS) rule after they captured his home city of Ramadi, Iraq, more than two years ago. Finally managing to flee early last

  • 10 Ways to Stay Fit and Healthy During Ramadan

    09/06/2016 — Iraq

    It is important that staff maintain healthy, nutritious eating habits when observing Ramadan. Muslims worldwide are observing Ramadan, the ninth month in the Islamic calendar, as a month of fasting.

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  • 23/03/2017 — Iraq

    People Fleeing Mosul

    Tens of thousands of people arrive daily at the Hamman Al Alil Screening Centre. They are walking out of West #Mosul to safety. WPF is providing ready-to-eat food & monthly rations, but to continue assistance, funding is desperately needed.

  • 22/03/2017 — Iraq SHOTLIST (PDF)

    New WFP Video/Photos from Iraq Shows People Fleeing Western Mosul (For the Media)

    WFP is extremely concerned about an estimated 700,000 people still trapped in the western part of Mosul. WFP calls on all parties to the conflict to facilitate safe access to all those in need. Families from western Mosul began to arrive at camps six days after the offensive started. Since then, an average of 4,500 people have fled this part of the city every day, with the number of people arriving at screening centres and camps rapidly increasing. Since the start of the initial Mosul offensive in October 2016, WFP has provided ready-to-eat food for over 1.3 million people from eastern Mosul and the Mosul corridor. This includes families in camps and those remaining in their homes.

For broadcast quality footage, please send us an email at video@wfp.org.

Publications

  • Iraq - mVAM Monitoring

    Iraq - mVAM Monitoring
    In February 2015, WFP started remote phone-based data collection and food security monitoring in Iraq through the mVAM (mobile Vulnerability Analysis and Mapping) approach. Survey...
  • The Market Monitor

    The Market Monitor
    This bulletin provides information on price changes for the most commonly consumed staples and their potential impacts on the cost of the basic food basket. ...
  • Iraq - Market Monitor Report, 2017

    Iraq - Market Monitor Report, 2017
    Iraq - Market Monitor Report: Issue No. 9, April 2017 ...
  • Seasonal Monitor

    Seasonal Monitor
    The WFP Seasonal Monitor examines satellite imagery of rainfall and vegetation in order to assess the development of the growing season and how such conditions might impact the lives and livelihoods of the...

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