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Publication | 3 May 2021

Iraq - High Frequency Phone Survey (IHFPS) to Monitor Impacts of COVID-19 : Results from August, September, and October 2020 Rounds (English)

Since the onset of the pandemic in late February 2020 in Iraq, it has brought about a surge in unemployment and important food security concerns. The pandemic has resulted in a significant drop in both in-kind and cash transfers. Moreover, Iraqis faced significant challenges accessing both market and healthcare services. School-going children have also been negatively impacted as only a very small share of children received any catch-up or learning activities during the school closure due to the coronavirus. This report presents the key statistics from Iraq’s high frequency phone survey for the months of August, September, and October.

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