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United States Provides More Humanitarian Aid for the Iraq Crisis

Iraq: The coming months ahead will be difficult until these hundreds of thousands of displaced civilians are able to return safely to their homes. | Image courtesy: (blueMix/Pixabay)

The United States Government has now provided more than $1.4 billion in humanitarian assistance for the Iraq crisis since fiscal year 2014. On Thursday, July 13, 2017, the U.S. announced more than $119 million in additional humanitarian assistance for the people of Iraq.

Additional Emergency Humanitarian Aid

With this new assistance, the United States is providing additional emergency food and nutrition assistance, safe drinking water, hygiene kits, improved sanitation, emergency shelter, and protection for Iraqis who have been displaced. We are also providing life-saving medical care, including ambulances, medicine, and continued support for three field hospitals that are treating trauma patients.

As the largest donor of humanitarian assistance to the Iraq crisis, the United States remains committed to supporting the Iraqi people during their time of need.   Read the full story…. reliefweb.int


Rebuilding Iraq After the Defeat of ISIS in Mosul – Sarah Jones

The US says ISIS is on an “irreversible and lasting path to defeat.” And the U.S. Agency for International Development has announced an additional $119 million in humanitarian assistance to Iraq. This brings the total aid from Washington over the past three years to more than $1.4 billion. With victory declared in Mosul, discussions have begun on how to reconstruct and stabilize Iraq.

On Thursday all 72 members of the U-S led anti-ISIS coalition commenced a three-day meeting to discuss the path towards reconstruction and stabilization in Iraq. But there’s a difference between rebuilding infrastructure and establishing stability in a country that’s been torn by war, terrorism and a now the legacy of a divisive ideology.

Written and Edited by Sarah Jones


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https://www.christiantoday.com/article/how.a.christian.charity.is.reaching.out.to.thousands.in.desperate.need.in.mosul/110786.htmHow a Christian charity is reaching out to thousands in desperate need in Mosul – ChristianToday The violent recapturing of Mosul may have come to its gritty conclusion, but for hundreds of thousands of Iraqis the desperate reality of being displaced far from home is just beginning. Tearfund is working in the region to offer immediate humanitarian …



http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-07/15/c_136445977.htmSecurity Council extends mandate of UN Iraq mission for one year – Xinhua Unanimously adopting a resolution, the Security Council decided the UN Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) and the secretary-general’s special representative would continue to pursue their mandates, outlined at the time of the previous mandate …



https://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-usa-idUSKBN19Y27QUS pledges extra $119 million for Iraq humanitarian aid – Reuters WASHINGTON () – Washington pledged an additional $119 million for humanitarian aid in Iraq, the U.S. special envoy for the coalition against Islamic State said at a meeting on Thursday, following the recapture of Mosul from Islamic State …



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Cee Harmon is the founder of Elevate Christian Network and Elevate Your Potential Magazine. He enjoys helping people improve the quality of their lives - spirit, soul, and body.
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