Trained community workers – many of them refugees themselves – are providing vital mental health support during the COVID-19 outbreak in northern Iraq.
With more than 70.8 million people forcibly displaced by dozens of crises, it can be difficult to know about all of them. Here, we highlight refugee situations that are under-reported.
Displaced for two years following ISIS advance in 2014, Iraqi farmers in Yathrib benefit from irrigation and home rehabilitation projects.
Teams from UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, in northern Iraq report that last night more than 900 refugees arrived from Syria at the Bardarash camp on 45 buses.
A week after first refugees crossed from northeast Syria into Iraq, the arrivals to northern Iraq continue. 7,100 have arrived since last Monday.
UNHCR-funded initiative has secured nationality for hundreds of formerly stateless families in Iraq, giving them access to basic rights and services.