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ICRC activities in Iraq in 2009 – Facts and figures

10-02-2010 Field Newsletter

Today Iraq remains one of the ICRC's biggest operations worldwide. From its main delegation in Baghdad and other offices countrywide, the organization visits detainees, restores links between dispersed families, helps internally displaced people and residents restore livelihoods and runs health and rehabilitation projects in favour of the civilian population.



- Highlights in 2009

- Visiting people deprived of their freedom

- Helping families and detainees stay in contact

- Supporting families clarify the fate of their missing relatives

- Assisting hospitals and primary health-care centres to deliver better health care

- Providing physical rehabilitation and social integration for disabled people

- Improving access to clean drinking water and providing better sanitation

- Bringing relief assistance to internally displaced people and vulnerable residents

- Boosting the productive capacity of communities and internally displaced people

- Assisting women-headed households

- Promoting international humanitarian law

    Iraq facts and figures 2009    
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