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Addressing the concerns of all citizens is a high priority of the Government of Iraq and is crucial for promoting long-term stability and prosperity for all Iraqis.

The primary goal of the USAID Healthy Mother Healthy Baby activity is to improve the nutritional status and prevent morbidity and mortality of mothers and children under two as well as improve the quality and availability of lifesaving, evidence-based health interventions for women and children in the Feed the Future’s geographic area in Khatlon province.  

FEWS NET estimates damage from the storms will exacerbate acute food insecurity for many households in Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua. Government of Nicaragua assesses countrywide damages and economic losses from Eta and Iota total $738 million. USAID/BHA provides funding to support several relief agencies delivering humanitarian assistance in Honduras, while JTF-Bravo rescues people from and transports assistance to isolated areas.

Relief organizations continue to assess the extent of damages from Hurricanes Eta and Iota on Colombia’s San Andrés and Providencia islands, where approximately 9,100 people were affected by the storms, according to the UN. To support Colombia’s National Disaster Risk Management Unit (UNGRD) and other actors responding to humanitarian needs on the islands, on November 23, USAID/BHA established a humanitarian air bridge to shuttle relief supplies from San Andrés to Providencia—the more heavily impacted of the two islands.

USAID’s Shared Future project works with youth and community and religious leaders to support the durable return for internally displaced persons from the Ninewa Plain.

USAID is supporting the return of displaced populations from ethnic and religious minorities through an integrated, multi-sectoral approach that tailors services to the unique needs of the communities that call this region home.

Through a joint partnership with the Archdiocese of Erbil, USAID is supporting the sustainable reintegration of internally displaced persons in northern Iraq.

USAID’s Safe Return project aims to reintegrate internally displaced persons from minority communities in the Ninewa Plain and Sinjar who are survivors of severe human rights abuses.

Assisting internally displaced persons in northern Iraq requires developing the capacity of local organizations who best understand the needs of their communities to respond to the on-going crisis.

Project Snapshot

  • Implementing Partner: Ankawa Humanitarian Committee (AHC)

  • Duration: October 2020 – September 2022

  • Budget: $2.5 million

  • Location: Erbil

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Last updated: December 01, 2020

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