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Iraq: Iraq - Severe weather (UN OCHA, NOAA) (ECHO Daily Flash of 11 April 2019)

Iraq: Iraq - Severe weather (UN OCHA, NOAA) (ECHO Daily Flash of 11 April 2019)

2019/04/11 | 14:50

(Hatha al-Youm | Iraq News)- Source: European Commission's Directorate-General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations

Country: Iraq



Recent flooding along the Tigris River and its effluent overflow have caused displacement of people and damage across several areas of Iraq.

As of 11 April at 8.00, UN OCHA reports that 950 families (400 in Diyala, and 550 Salah ad Din) have been evacuated, while 596 families have been displaced (25 in Kirkuk, 545 in Maysan and 26 in Wasit).

In Maysan Governorate, the World health Organisation (WHO) is monitoring cases of acute diarrhea and supporting with Interagency Emergency Health Kits.

For the next 24 hours, moderate to locally heavy rainfall is forecast over the northern areas of the country.











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