Japan donates ten million dollars to improve the situation of displaced Iraqis in response to the call of the United Nations
8/4/2015


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Long-Presse / Baghdad
Japan announced on Monday, a donation of ten million dollars to support displaced Iraqis in response to the call of the United Nations in this regard, indicating that the total emergency grants provided by Iraq since February 2014 amounted to value 151 000 300 thousand US dollars to support the internally displaced and refugees Syrians in the country. The Japanese Embassy in Baghdad, in a statement received (long-Presse) a copy of it, that "the government of Japan decided in (the 28 of July 2015), to provide emergency aid to Iraq a grant of ten million US dollars to support internally displaced persons affected by the security crisis in large parts of the country "noting that" it will be through of the World Food Programme and international organizations (WFP) and the Office of the High Commissioner for the United Nations for Refugees (UNHCR) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) " .
She said the embassy, that "nine million dollars of this aid comes in response to the appeal made by the United Nations Humanitarian Response Plan, which was announced last June," indicating that "a million dollars remaining amount will be allocated to restore stability in the liberated areas to facilitate the return of displaced persons safely to their homes as soon as possible. "


The embassy confirmed that "the Japanese government is deeply concerned about the security and humanitarian current situation in Iraq and sincerely hopes to contribute to the new help support the Iraqi and international efforts to reduce the hardship suffered by the internally displaced people and that threaten their existence," pointing out that "the total grant emergency aid provided by the Government Japan to Iraq since February 2014 was worth 151 000 300 thousand US dollars to support the internally displaced and refugees Syrians in Iraq. "


The United Nations and its partners launched in (the fourth of June 2015), from the Belgian capital Brussels, a broad plan for humanitarian response in Iraq, aims to help the more than five million and 600 thousand Iraqis who have been displaced within their own country, where calls for the organization and its partners from non-governmental organizations, agencies Donor 497 million US dollars to provide shelter, food, water and other life-saving services over the next six months, warning of the possibility of interruption or scaled more than 50 percent of the aid for displaced people if the money is not received immediately.


The control (Daash) to nearly a quarter of the area of Iraq, since (the tenth of June 2014 the past), led to a major wave of displacement affected more than three million people, as well as millions more have had to leave their areas before as a result of violence and sectarian conflict.


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