Issue 2 - Article 23

Iraq (September 1994)

September 1, 1994
Humanitarian Practice Network

The overall economic situation continued to deteriorate due to problems of financing essential imports and the limited availability of commodities and spare parts.

Over the last year food prices have increased by over 400% in the centre and south and by around 90% in the northern governates. A recent household survey by OFDA/ODA financed consultants indicates a dramatic fall in living standards and increasing numbers of destitutes and vulnerable groups.


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