Iraq: United Nations and Humanitarian Aid Organizations
LIBRARY OF CONGRESS WASHINGTON DC CONGRESSIONAL RESEARCH SERVICE
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The possibility of a war with Iraq may contribute to a large number of displaced Iraqi civilians, either within Iraq or in neighboring countries, who would be dependent on international assistance for food, shelter, basic health care, and other forms of support. This report provides an annotated list of United Nations U.N. agencies that currently have programs in Iraq, key U.S. government agencies, and a sample list of major international and U.S.-based aid organizations that may provide humanitanan assistance to Iraq in the event of war. Internet links of the U.N. agencies and humanitanan aid organizations are also provided.
- Government and Political Science
- Military Forces and Organizations
- Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics