Each week we post a selection of recent online items where you can find out about the latest developments in the countries in which the Foundation for Relief and Reconciliation in the Middle East operates – Iraq and Jordan.
This week's Media Summary features news about the worsening humanitarian situation in Mosul and a UN report about the lack of human development, i.e. education, in Jordan and other Arab countries.
The Christian Science Monitor: After ISIS: For Iraqis, reconciliation in Mosul will be challenging, and vital
The Independent: ‘Worst yet to come' in final push to free Mosul from Isis, says UN
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Thousands of innocent civilians, many of them children, are fleeing the war-torn streets of Mosul. According to the latest UN figures, over 195,000 people are currently being sheltered in 21 camps on the outskirts of the city. Our team on the ground has visited two of these camps – Khazir and Chamakor – delivering food and water to thousands of starving and displaced people.
While many hope for an end to the war in Northern Iraq, extreme sectarian violence has become the norm, with rival groups fighting for power and land. Consequently, the humanitarian crisis in the region has grown exponentially Read More >>
The Foundation for Relief and Reconciliation in the Middle East is helping Iraqi refugees displaced by sectarian violence. Your donations will provide food, medicine and shelter Help The Winter Crisis Appeal for Iraqi Refugees by FOUNDATION FOR RELIE...