The United Nations provides support to displaced people in Iraq

12/2/2019 13:33:00


The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Iraq has supported some 155,000 displaced people and refugees during the winter.


On Tuesday 12/2/2019, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said in a statement: "Climate conditions during the winter are a major challenge for refugees and internally displaced people living in mountainous camps in the Kurdistan region of Iraq where temperatures are falling sharply,"


The statement added: "During this winter, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has supported some 154,950 displaced persons and refugees in camps located in urban areas by providing aid and financial grants,"


According to the statement: "the UNHCR's programs aim is to ensure that refugees and displaced persons receive adequate shelter during the winter, especially as the families targeted by the program suffer from fragile economic conditions and depend on humanitarian assistance."






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