DUBAI, 24 March 2024 (IRIN) - Health officials in Iraq are stepping up polio immunization and surveillance following the first confirmed case of the virus in the country in more than a decade.

“The sectarianism was brought in by the American tanks,” said Jamail. As a result, Iraq is far worse off than it ever was under Saddam Hussein. In fact, as Jamail explained, many Iraqis refer to Maliki—who’s private security forces torture, rape and kill Sunnis—as the “Shia Saddam.”

While the local communities have generously assisted the displaced, people are still in need of food and health care.

Iraq Faces Growing Displacement as Anbar Conflict Escalates

by International Organization for Migration on 02-03-2014

While up to now the conflict has been confined to Anbar, reports suggest that insecurity may now also be spreading to theSouth Central and Northern regions, including Ninewa, Salah-Al-Din and Diyala governorates.

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