TUESDAY, 17 MARCH 2015
Twilight News/World Health Organisation of the United Nations, more than five million people in need of health care in Iraq, while complaining about the lack of organization by about 70 percent of the funding for its operations.
altThe Regional Director said of Alaa Al-alwani during a visit to Baghdad, "the more we wait, the more the situation has become more critical to those in need of emergency health services."
Amnesty said it had received 30, 4 percent of the funding needed for the health sector, which means a shortfall of about 218 million dollars.
Alwan said the situation "worrying", adding that "more than five million people in Iraq need to health services.
Alwan was visited Saturday camp for displaced people in Dohuk Governorate in Kurdistan, which receives more than 2.5 million displaced people since last year.
Hundreds of thousands of people to flee their homes in June of a sweeping attack for the Islamic State that led to his control of large areas in the North and West of Iraq. As military operations by Iraqi forces to reclaim areas, to additional displacement.
Alwan said that outbreaks among displaced persons have been avoided so far, but he cautioned that the deferment of additional funding may threaten people's lives.
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