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Repairing Services in Iraq and Adhamiya

Repairing Services in Iraq and Adhamiya
Above image is from a video of service repairs taking place in Iraq, posted at Alive in Baghdad.

Alive in Baghdad writes (also on IraqSlogger):

At the end of July Oxfam released a report detailing the humanitarian crisis in Iraq. It was only the international community that needed this report, Iraqis know well how their country is falling apart around them. Neighborhoods such as Adhamiya lack even the most basic social services.

Social services, such as water, electricity, and sanitation have been on the decline since the fall of Baghdad saw widespread looting and a general collapse of Baghdad’s infrastructure. In areas that have seen ongoing fighting and a general lack of security, services have never fully recovered. Even in those areas that might have shown moderate repair previously, the flight of professionals and random destruction is removing any achievements.

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