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  • Cash-for-work, a boost for vulnerable households
    Apr 17, 2015

    In the face of Iraq's humanitarian emergency with 2.5 million displaced people, UNDP engaged with several local non-government organizations to offer cash-for-work, particularly for public works improving camp basic social infrastructure. These cash-for-work activities, provided temporary income to 2,360 displaced persons in camps in 2014.

  • Never give up on dreams of a better life
    Feb 22, 2015

    Survival can be summed up in three words – never give up. This is the saying of thousands of internally displaced people (IDP), who fled violence and live in camps the city of Basra.

  • Fallujah Maternity and Children’s Hospital Opens
    Jun 17, 2013

    The city of Fallujah, in Anbar Governorate, is home to approximately 700,000 people. Fallujah experienced some of the greatest violence and conflict in Iraq since May 2003. The city and the surrounding areas were left with severely deteriorated health services and a lack of effective facilities, particularly for paediatric, neonatal, and maternal care.

  • UNDP hands over new Community Policing stations in Basra
    Jun 16, 2013

    During a recent ceremony UNDP Iraq handed over two brand new, state of the art police stations in Basra.

  • UNDP Improves Access to Water
    Jun 16, 2013

    To address water shortages in Iraq, UNDP under the Expanded Humanitarian Response Fund, funded Iraqi NGO al-Rafidain Feministic Organisation to improve water access for Al-Bou Rishaa Village in the Khudir District of Muthanna.

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