Evaluation of the Humanitarian Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Response of UNICEF in Iraq

Evaluation Executive Summary

Highlights

Overview of the Humanitarian Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Response of UNICEF in Iraq (2016-2021).

In 2016, an estimated 6.6 million people in Iraq were in need of WASH support of which approximately 1.8 million were IDPs, 0.4 million were returnees, and 0.2 million were refugees. In 2021, 1.6 million people were still in need of WASH facilities, with the majority of them, 1.1 million, being returnees, while 0.3 million were IDPs and the rest host community members and refugees. Responding to these WASH needs has formed a significant part of UNICEF’s humanitarian efforts over the last six years. Consequently, the Country Office of UNICEF in Iraq has carried out this evaluation of the humanitarian WASH response of UNICEF in Iraq between 2016 and 2021.

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UNICEF
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English, Arabic