Humanitarian assistance to Anbar province reaches Amiriyat Al-Fallujah
Yesterday, UNICEF started the distribution of drinking water, Water and Sanitation Supplies (WASH), goods and commodities in Amiriyat Al-Fallujah, where 1,000 litres x 6 water storage tanks benefitting 1,000 individuals were provided and installed. It also provided 144,000 litres of safe drinking water to 1,000 individual beneficiaries in Heet and Al Qaim. In addition, 72 prefabricated latrines benefitting 2,000 individuals were provided and installed in Heet, Haditha, A’anah and Rawa. For its part, UNHCR delivered 75 tents to Amiriyat Al-Fallujah and 40 tents to Heet.
During the past week:
“Establishing safe passage for humanitarian aid workers and delivery of critical humanitarian assistance must remain a priority”, said the Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Iraq (SRSG), Mr. Nickolay Mladenov. He added “the United Nations continues to engage Government of Iraq officials and other interlocutors in an effort to calm tensions and prevent further escalation of armed conflict, as well as to identify needs of affected populations and ways of addressing them”.