The city of Mosul, Iraq’s second-largest city, was taken by militants of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in June 2014. The Iraqi military launched an operation to counter this in October 2016 and since the start of the operation, some 45,100 families (270,600 individuals) have been displaced to IDP camps, emergency sites, host communities and out-of-camp locations.
The humanitarian response to this situation is complex and large-scale, due to ever-changing displacement patterns, a volatile operational environment, and security constraints.
In the midst of this, the Logistics Cluster continues to support the humanitarian community in their response through the provision of vital common services. Alongside transport and emergency... READ MORE