Hawija, the next battle against ISIS in Iraq – Situation Report

Hawija is one of a few remaining ISIS strongholds in Iraq and Iraqi forces are preparing to launch a major military offensive on ISIS in Hawija. Hawija is one of Kirkuk's districts and it constitutes the western boarders of Kirkuk governorate with Salah Al Din governorate. Kirkuk city lies just east of Hawija district.

Mercy Hands has been helping Hawija IDPs moving into Salah Al Din governorates and it has recently extended its operations into Kirkuk city and other parts of Kirkuk governorate in anticipation of a major IDP influx as a result of the imminent military offensive. 

Hawija Situation Report - September 15, 2017

 

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