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June 08, 2015

As Iraq experiences a dramatic surge in violence, successive waves of people who have been forced from their homes over the past year are now stranded in grey zones with no access to the most basic humanitarian assistance. In large swathes of the country, the civilian population continues to pay a large price for the conflict, and the humanitarian response remains largely insufficient, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) warned today.

August 13, 2014

Eleven days after militants from the Islamic State (IS) group stormed the district of Sinjar in Iraq, a constant stream of thousands of exhausted people continues to cross into Syria on a daily basis. They are heading to the relative safety of the northern border between Syria and Iraq.

July 24, 2014

Intense shelling and aerial assaults in northern and central Iraq have hit hospitals and other medical facilities, some supported by Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF), depriving civilians of much-needed medical care. MSF calls upon all parties to the current conflict to respect health facilities, to allow medical staff to continue carrying their work, and to preserve full access to health services.