Iraq Crisis – Healthcare and Sexual Health Assistance – International Medical Corps 2017-2019

Reporting Organization:International Medical Corps UK
Total Budget ($CAD):$ 8,000,000
Timeframe: January 4, 2017 - January 1, 2020
Status: Implementation
Contact Information: Unspecified

Partner & Funder Profiles

Reporting Organization

International Medical Corps UK

Participating Organizations


Funders (Total Budget Contribution)

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Country - Total Budget Allocation

Iraq - $ 8,000,000.00 (100.00%)

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Areas of Focus

Other - Total Budget Allocation

Humanitarian Response (100 %)

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December 2016 – The humanitarian situation in Iraq continues to deteriorate. The violence between armed groups and government forces has displaced over 3 million people from their homes. The capacity of the Government to respond to the basic needs of its citizens has been overwhelmed. While Daesh has lost considerable territory in 2016, it is expected that humanitarian needs will remain significant in the coming years. More people will be displaced by the conflict, while many will remain displaced in camps and host communities. However, there will also be growing numbers of people returning to areas no longer under the control of Daesh who will also need assistance to help restart their lives. With GAC’s support, International Medical Corps is providing healthcare, mental health, sexual and reproductive health, and case management services to conflict-affected Iraqis. Project activities include: (1) providing health services through multi-service centres, including medical consultations, to up to 104,000 beneficiaries and integrated community health and outreach services to up to 112,000 beneficiaries; (2) delivering training in mental health and psychosocial services (MPHSS) case management to up to 195 healthcare workers, and awareness-raising and information sessions on MHPSS; (3) providing training and mentorship to up to 144 health workers at Multi-Service Centres on sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) case management and screening; (4) providing case management services to up to 2,100 SGBV survivors; (5) conducting recreational and skills-building activities for up to 6,300 women and girls; and (6) conducting safety audits of risk mitigation efforts, and frequent gender dialogue sessions for conflict-affected communities.

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Target Population

Gender and age: Adult women Children, girls
Total Direct Population: 224,739
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awareness-raising and information sessions implemented
104000 Beneficiaries provided with health services
144 Health workers trained and mentored on SGBV case management and screening
195 Health care workers trained in MPHSS case management
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Results & Indicators

Expected Results

The expected outcomes for this project include: (1) improved access to health, MHPSS and sexual and reproductive health services; (2) improved capacity of MPHSS service providers to provide health services, referrals, case management and screening; (3) improved access for women and girls to recreational and skill-building activities; and (4) improved community awareness about gender issues, including SGBV. The expected ultimate outcome is lives saved, suffering alleviated and human dignity maintained in countries experiencing humanitarian crisis or that are food insecure.

Achieved Results



  • None Selected
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Associated Projects (If applicable)

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