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Over a million Iraqis to benefit from UN-World Bank accords


Geneva, May 12 (IANS/AKI) The (IOM) and have boosted cooperation with two new humanitarian and development framework agreements that will rapidly over a million Iraqis, the IOM, the UN migration agency, has said.

"Given the interest of in addressing protracted displacement crisis, population mobility and its development impacts, the issue is particularly relevant and important for IOM," said Luca Dall'Oglio, the IOM of Mission in

"The conclusion of these agreements will establish the required financial modalities for and IOM to effectively support the concerned national authorities at the country level in the implementation of important projects," Dall'Oglio added.

The accords will streamline cooperation procedures and have an immediate impact as they will streamline IOM's engagement with under the World Bank-financed Emergency Social Stabilisation and Resilience Project, according to IOM.



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First Published: Sat, May 12 2018. 11:48 IST