Humanitarian Health Action

Iraq - WHO Grade 3 Emergency

Iraq: Health needs of displaced, injured from Mosul increasing

Iraq: Health needs of displaced, injured from Mosul increasing
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Iraq: Health needs of displaced, injured from Mosul increasing

29 November 2016 - More than 73 000 people from Mosul and neighbouring areas in Iraq have been displaced as a result of the ongoing conflict since 17 October. The majority of those displaced are currently hosted in Ninewa governorate, where health services are overwhelmed.

Iraq WHO Grade 3 emergency

Iraq: Delivering health care in newly liberated areas - WHO mobile medical clinics reach people in need

13 November 2016 -- As more areas in and around Mosul become accessible, WHO mobile medical clinics provide vulnerable communities with urgently needed health care. In some cases, these mobile clinics are the first health responders to arrive on the scene. Five days after Tlol Nasir village, located south of Mosul village was liberated, a WHO mobile medical clinic was the first health provider to arrive to the village.

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