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Funding Gap, Health Care Shutdowns Threaten People In War-Torn Iraq

U.N. News Centre: ‘Paralyzing’ funding gap forces shutdown of 80 percent of frontline health services in war-torn Iraq — U.N.
“The top United Nations humanitarian official in Iraq today declared as ‘devastating’ the ‘inexplicable’ closures of life-saving services in Iraq for people in need, citing the most recent shut-downs of basic health care will directly impact more than one million people, including some 500,000 children who now will not be immunized, spreading risk of a measles outbreak and resumption of polio…” (7/27).

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