Photo by James Longley, IRAQ © 2002

Reading Room


Articles & Reports
Background on the Iraqi Conflict and Displacement
A summary paper prepared for Iraq Action Days
(April 2008)

April 2008 NGO Letter
Iraq Action Days Congressional Cover Letter
(April 2008)

Iraq Action Days Congressional Briefing Paper
(April 2008)

Iraq Action Days Explanation of Accounts Funding
(April 2008)

Five Years Later, A Hidden Crisis
Report of the IRC Commission on Iraqi Refugees
(March 2008)

The Iraqi Refugee Crisis: The Need for Action

Migration Policy Institute
(2008)

Iraqi Refugees: Seeking Stability in Syria and Jordan
By Patricia Weiss Fagen
Institute for the Study of International Migration & CIRS
Georgetown University
(2007)

The Politics of Refugee Advocacy & Humanitarian Assistance
By Kathryn Libal and Scott Harding
Middle East Reasearch and Information Project
(Fall 2007)


U.S. Government
Fact Sheet: Iraq Refugee Processing
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
(July 2008)

Securing, Stabilizing, and Rebuilding Iraq
U.S. Government Accountability Office
(July 2008)

U.S.-Iraq Strategic Framework and Status of Forces Agreement: Congressional Response
Congressional Research Service Report for Congress
(July 2008)

Iraqi Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons:
A Deepening Humanitarian Crisis?

Congressional Research Service Report for Congress
(Oct 2007)

Briefing on Iraqi Refugee Issues
Amb. James Foley, Sr. Coordinator on Iraqi Refugee Issues
(Nov 2007)

USAID Community Action Program in Iraq


United Nations
Assessment on Psychosocial Needs of Displaced Iraqis
International Organization for Migration
(Feb 2008)

Iraq Displacement, 2007 Year in Review
International Organization for Migration
(Jan 2008)

Iraq Humanitarian Update
UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
(Dec 2007)

The Humanitarian Crisis in Iraq: Facts and Figures
UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
(Nov 2007)

UNICEF country page for Iraq


Blogs
Native Without A Nation
Native Without a Nation is a blog featuring young Iraqis currently living in Syria

The Ground Truth in Iraq
The Ground Truth in Iraq is a blog maintained by the Education for Peace in Iraq Center

Lifeline for Iraqi Refugees
Lifeline for Iraqi Refugees is a blog maintained by Human Rights First

World:Bridge
World:Bridge is a blog maintained by Refugees International

 

Please follow this link for a glossary of US and UN agencies working with Iraqi refugees, as well as commonaly used acronyms, abbreviations, and terms used in regards to this issue.

For additional information, please follow this link to visit Refugee Council USA's comprehensive collection of summaries, reports, and background information on the crisis. The RCUSA collection is the best resource in Washington DC for complete information on the humanitarian crisis in Iraq.