UN report: 6.7 million Iraqis need international assistance

21/8/2019 16:40:00

A UN report revealed that 6,700,000 Iraqis are in need of international humanitarian protection and assistance.


According to a report published by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) on the occasion of World Humanitarian Day, in 2019, 132 million people will need protection and international humanitarian assistance in 42 countries around the world. According to forecasts, aid will only Reach 93 million of them.


On the occasion of World Humanitarian Day, which falls on August 19 each year, attention is being paid to the situation of countries and peoples in need of humanitarian assistance around the world.


The report pointed out that, Yemen comes first with a total of 24 million people in need of humanitarian assistance, followed by Syria with 13 million, followed by the Democratic Republic of Congo with 12.8 million, Ethiopia with 8 million, followed by South Sudan with 7.1 million, and Nigeria is the same as South Sudan, then Iraq with 6.7 million, Afghanistan with 6.3 million, and Sudan with 5.5 million.


The same report also indicated that $ 21.9 billion will be needed this year to meet humanitarian needs in countries in need, $ 4 billion for Yemen, $ 1.65 billion for the DRC, $ 1.50 billion for South Sudan, $ 1.08 billion for Somalia and $ 1 billion. Sudan.





PUKmedia / Agencies


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