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All posts tagged "Iraq"

  • UN-Habitat issues occupancy certificates to returnees in Sinuni/Sinjar, Ninewah Governorate

    Sinuni, 31 August 2017: To ensure tenure security to Iraqui Yazidi people, UN-Habitat has handed over occupancy certificates for renovated houses to returnees in Sinuni and Sinjar in the Ninewah Governorate. Following the ISIL/Da’ish offensive on Sinjar...

    • Posted August 31, 2017
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  • UN-Habitat hands over rehabilitated houses facilitating the return of 3419 to Ramadi

    Ramadi, 20 March 2017 –UN-Habitat recently handed over 489 housing units in Ramadi that were rehabilitated or installed under the project “Promoting Urban Recovery in Newly Liberated Areas in Iraq”. The project undertaken by UN-Habitat Iraq Programme,...

    • Posted March 21, 2017
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  • UN-Habitat hands back 123 renovated housing units in Iraq

    Ramadi, 10 January 2017 – The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) handed over 123 units of renovated residential houses to returnees — beneficiaries and rightful owners — in Tameem neighbourhood, located in Ramadi, Anbar Governorate, Iraq....

    • Posted January 10, 2017
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  • City Profile of Mosul, Iraq: A City Under Siege

    Mosul, 8 December 2016 – The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) in Iraq has published a comprehensive urban analysis on Mosul, Iraq’s second largest city and the focus of an international military campaign to liberate it...

    • Posted December 19, 2016
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  • Government of Japan offers Hope for Internally Displaced Students in Fallujah

    28 June 2016 – With generous support from the Government of Japan, temporary premises providing 25 classrooms, 128 residential units with accommodation for 512 students, basic site infrastructure and an administration building have been constructed at Fallujah...

    • Posted June 28, 2016
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  • Iraq Urban issues

    GDP Growth: -0.5% (2014) Inequality adjusted Human Development Index rank: 120/187 (2013) Population: 35.1 million (2014) Urban Population: 69% (2014) Youth population (15-29): 28% (2014) Internally Displaced Persons (Anbar/Mosul crisis) 3.3 million (2015) Population Growth Rate: 3%...

    • Posted June 28, 2016
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  • More than 4,800 IDPs to benefit from new shelter site in Iraq

    Darkar Ajam, Iraq 13 May 2016—A new shelter site for internally displaced persons (IDPs) aimed at housing some 4,800 IDPs Darkar Ajam, Zakho District, Dohuk Governorate, was inaugurated this week. The shelter that was as a result...

    • Posted May 13, 2016
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  • Community Development Centre and Park inaugurated in Kurani Ainkawa, Erbil

      Erbil, 12 May 2016 – To mark the closure of a comprehensive informal settlement upgrading intervention in Erbil, a community development centre and a neighbourhood park were opened this week opened in Kurani Ainkawa. The Improving...

    • Posted May 12, 2016
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  • United Nations’ project extends help to Iraq’s Kurdistan region

    Erbil, 11 May 2016 — The progress achieved under the project Establishing a Building Control Regime for the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KR-I), funded by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and implemented by the United Nations...

    • Posted May 11, 2016
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  • Inauguration of IDP Shelter Site in Al Amal Al Mansood under UN-Habitat project funded by the Government of Japan

    On 28 April 2016, the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) organized a ceremony for delivery of a new IDP shelter site in Al-Amal Al-Manshood, Baghdad funded by the Government of Japan. The ceremony took place in the...

    • Posted May 9, 2016
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  • UN-Habitat holds workshop on legislations and classification of the informal settlements/IDP Areas

    Baghdad 26 April 2016– UN-Habitat recently held a workshop aimed at introducing and promoting the new legislative texts to address the illegal urban sprawl, preventing future urban irregularities and introduce the investment of remote sensing technology and...

    • Posted April 26, 2016
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  • UN-HABITAT mourns death of Dame Zaha Hadid

    The United Nations Human Settlements Programme mourns the death of Dame Zaha Hadid, one of the most celebrated and iconic architects and urban design figures of our time. Known as an architect who consistently pushed the boundaries of...

    • Posted April 4, 2016
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  • UN-Habitat celebrates IDP Shelter Site in Iraq, Launches two further projects

    01 April 2016, Kerbala – The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) organized a ceremony to mark the delivery of a new IDP shelter site in Kerbala and to launch two projects funded by the Government of Japan...

    • Posted April 1, 2016
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  • Contacts

    UN-Habitat Iraq Programme Baghdad – International Zone – UN Compound- D2 Erbil – Airport Highway Avenue – UN Compound info.iraq@unhabitat.org

    • Posted March 11, 2016
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  • Projects

    • Posted March 11, 2016
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  • Achieving sustainable urban development through resilience and economic development in Iraq

    10 March, Erbil – UN-Habitat recently organised a high-level capacity building workshop with over 60 participates from Iraqi governorates and the Ministry of Planning representatives under the Local Area Development Programme (LADP) jointly implemented by UNDP and UN-Habitat,...

    • Posted March 10, 2016
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  • Government of Japan gives USD 15 million to UN-Habitat projects in Iraq

    Nairobi, 2 March 2016- The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) has received USD 15 million from the Government of Japan to implement two projects in Iraq: “Gender-sensitive Durable Shelter Support for Internally Displaced Persons in Iraq” and...

    • Posted March 2, 2016
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  • Emerging Land Tenure Issues among Displaced Yazidis from Sinjar Iraq_Arabic

    أدى تصاعد أعمال العنف التي تسببت في الاستيلاء على مدينة، الموصل من قبل مقاتلي تنظيم داعش في مطلع حزيران 2014إلى نزوح ما يزيد على 3 ملايين عراقي إلى المحافظات الشماليةالمجاورة ووسط وجنوب العراق 1. يعيش حاليا ما...

    • Posted December 22, 2015
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  • Emerging Land Tenure Issues among Displaced Yazidis from Sinjar, Iraq

    The escalation of violence which led to the take over of Mosul by ISIL fighters in early June 2014 caused the movement of over 3 million Iraqi to neighbouring governorates and central and south Iraq. Over 275,000...

    • Posted December 22, 2015
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  • UN-Habitat launches report on land tenure issues among Yazidis in Iraq

    Baghdad, 22 December 2015, – On the occasion of the World Human Rights Month , UN-Habitat published its  latest report focusing on Housing, Land and Property issues in the Yazidi community’s area in Iraq. The findings of...

    • Posted December 22, 2015
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