UN: More than 10 million Iraqis are in need of humanitarian assistance December 1
UN: More than 10 million Iraqis are in need of humanitarian assistance
December 1, 2015
BAGHDAD / News Network Iraq, said Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs in the United Nations Kyung-wha Kang, said that "Iraq faces the most dangerous crisis in areas of tension in the world." He said the statement of the UN mission in Iraq UNAMI on Tuesday: that Kang "visited Baghdad and Erbil to discuss the humanitarian crisis. "The statement quoted Kang say" I have spoken with who have lost almost everything women, and if we are to succeed in responding to the most basic needs, we will need more capacity, as well as improved access and security opportunities, where displays Insecurity full relief operation in Iraq at risk, ".ookdt that" the economic crisis affecting the Kurdistan region and the country constitute a major concern, and it is time for the international community to step a step forward, and is working to provide emergency funding to provide life-saving assistance, "a sign that" this does not happen, the impact of the crisis would be disastrous. "She added Kang at the end of her visit, which lasted two days," there is a need for funding to maintain the sustainability of humanitarian programs and provide assistance in the rebuilding of the areas that was restored from Daash gangs to enable people to return voluntarily and safely to their homes. " She noted after a meeting with senior officials in Baghdad and Erbil and key partners, to that "Iraq is facing one of the most dangerous crisis, and that in areas of great tension in the world, without a doubt, the international community should intensify its humanitarian efforts" .ofatt statement that "the United Nations estimates that there are now more than 10 million people in need of some form of humanitarian assistance, as displaced nearly 3.2 million Iraqis since January 2014, and suffer the humanitarian response efforts in Iraq from a severe lack of funding. "He explained that" the humanitarian response plan with the highest priority, which was launched in June, which called for the amount of US $ 498 million to respond to the most urgent needs in the second half of 2015, received less than 50 per cent, humanitarian partners forced to close dozens of life-saving programs. "