Man in Baghdad, 2003, photo by Alexandre Carle, courtesy of the Humanitarian Information Center for Iraq  UNICEF/HQ03-0002/ SHEHZAD NOORANI
Iraq: Asma Lateef holds her six-month old baby, Rahma, who suffers from an acute respiratory infection, at Baghdad's Al-Mansour Paediatric Teaching Hospital. Some 25 per cent of children under five in southern and central Iraq suffer from chronic malnutrition.  UNICEF/HQ03-0033/ SHEHZAD NOORANI
Iraq: A young woman attends the UNICEF-supported Akad Primary School in the village of Al-Alyaa, 40 km north of Basra, that provides basic education, life-skills and other training to older girls who were previously unable to go to school. (c) OXFAM/John Cosgrove
Water continues to be one of the biggest problems and UNICEF is trucking water into Iraq. As soon as the tankers appear, large crowds gather to collect water. Demand for water will grow in the next two months as temperatures start to soar. United Nations Development Group

UNDG/WB Joint Needs Assessment for Iraq Reconstruction


27 October 2003

Please click on the above link to access the speeches and final agendas from the International Donors' Conference for the Reconstruction of Iraq.

UN/WB Joint Iraq Needs Assessment Report:

Arabic Version

English Version

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 The lives and well- being of large numbers of people depend on our ability to work together more effectively. 

Kofi A. Annan,
UN Secretary-General

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