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WASH Services Provided by QRCS and UNICEF for Iraq

UNICEF and QRCS have been working towards providing diverse relief services for returnees in the Mosul, Nineveh Governorate regions of northern Iraq.

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) have been working towards providing diverse relief services for returnees in the Mosul, Nineveh Governorate regions of northern Iraq. 


Through QRCS’s representation mission in Iraq, a large portion of the project’s work has been completed to develop the water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) services to an estimated 1,620,125 citizens. 


The construction of a pumping room and water suction canal, providing drinking water for the Al-Hamdaniya District has reached over 130,000 people. 


In Al-Abzakh Station a water collection and processing section was built in order to pump, filter and purify water from the river and distribute it to the city and surrounding villages. Similarly in Manara and Ashur there were two projects set to distribute water for residents in the area. 


To help support the water network between Al-Najjar and Al-Jawsaq Districts, a water plant was constructed to support the 9,000 residents with drinking water.

Similarly for western Mosul and surrounding territories, a water station in Tal Afar District was rehabilitated, enabling for the water system to distribute potable water to 900,000 people.

The water and sanitation facilities at 11 primary health centers serving 521,876 people were rehabilitated. 


Source: Qatar Red Crescent Society 


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