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UN briefs on humanitarian situation in Iraq

[JURIST] Tuesday's UN humanitarian briefing from Amman, Jordan, on the situation in Iraq is now available online. In a related development, UNICEF issued a statement Tuesday saying it was "deeply troubled" over deteriorating conditions for Iraqi children, especially in the city of Basra, and urged the warring parties to abide by their humanitarian obligations under international law. Tuesday's briefing notes from UNHCR, the United Nations refugee agency monitoring refugee movements in and outside of Iraq, are also available.

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