Iraq Humanitarian Situation Report December 2018

Humanitarian Situation Report

A girl is getting UNICEF clothes kit.
UNICEF Iraq/2018/Anmar


Between January and December 2018, UNICEF and its partners ensured 384,190 individuals (180,569 children) had continued access to sanitation in 2018. UNICEF-supported partners contributed 79 percent of the WASH Cluster sanitation response.

In 2018, UNICEF rehabilitated 786 schools, installed 640 new prefab classrooms in 222 schools, and delivered educational supplies for 339,312 IDP children (148,006 girls).

In the year, 190,207 children (90,080 girls) accessed structured psychosocial support services through community structures and outreach teams through UNICEF-supported partners. Community-based centers and mobile teams were used as an entry point for the identification of children with specific protection needs.

More than 1.2 million children were vaccinated against polio in the year through emergency campaigns. UNICEF supported social mobilization activities for one Nationwide Immunization Day in 14 governorates, one Sub-National Immunization Day and three emergency campaigns in areas of concern in Anbar (Qa’im, Ana, Rawa), Kirkuk (Hawiga), Ninewa (Ba’aj, Hathar, Tel Afar, Sinjar), and Salah al-Din.



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