Lack of funding threatens aid response in Iraq’s Anbar Province

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Displaced Iraqi Sunni Muslims, who fled their hometown of Fallujah due to unrest between government forces and militants in the flashpoint Ambar province, west of Baghdad, register their names at the Ministry of Displacement and Migration office in Arbil

Lack of funding threatens aid response in Iraq’s Anbar Province


DUBAI, 9 April 2014 (IRIN) - Funding shortages are threatening relief operations in Iraq's troubled Anbar Province, where violent clashes have led to the displacement of more than 400,000 people in three months, aid agencies warn. 

"UN agencies are now warning that without substantial additional financial contributions, they may need to cease operations - some as early as within a month," the UN Assistance Mission in Iraq (UNAMI), wrote in a 3 April report.

Titon Mitra, who heads...


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