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HUMANITARIAN OPERATIONS UPDATE 24 April 2003. 24 Apr 03 2 Introduction Welcome to new attendees Purpose of the HOC update Limitations on material Expectations.

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1 HUMANITARIAN OPERATIONS UPDATE 24 April 2003

2 24 Apr 03 2 Introduction Welcome to new attendees Purpose of the HOC update Limitations on material Expectations

3 24 Apr 03 3 WEATHER UPDATE

4 24 Apr 03 4 Kuwait CityBaghdad Forecast

5 24 Apr 03 5 AmmanBatman Forecast

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8 24 Apr 03 8

9 24 Apr 03 9 OPERATIONAL SUMMARY

10 24 Apr Operational Summary Coalition forces resetting –Establishing security –Setting conditions for stable and free Iraq Garner visits northern Iraq Reports of firefight in An Nasiriyah last night –From about 2020 to 2140 hrs local time –Confirmation this morning celebratory gunfire only

11 24 Apr Security Situation Update Rear Area Threat: –Iraqi paramilitary activities north of Kuwaiti border Travel in Iraq entails risk –Close interaction with HOC prior to departure is highly recommended to ensure receipt of the most recent security updates

12 24 Apr Permissive Cities Al Amarah Al Hillah Al Qa’im An Najaf An Nasiriyah Ah Humza Ar Rutbah Ash Shumali As Samawah As Sulimaniyah As Sumali Az Zubayr Basrah Dahuk Irbil Karbala Kirkuk Mudaysis Nukyhab Rumaithah Rumaylah Safwan Umm Qasr

13 24 Apr Permissive Areas Basrah Governorate (all) Mysan Governorate (all)

14 24 Apr Significant CMO/Civil Developments Basra Chlorine Plant switched on metric tonnes water per day

15 24 Apr Southern Highlights Umm Qasr –Spanish found and are clearing UXO An Nasiriyah –Large amount of pharmaceuticals returned Followed religious edict urging return of looted meds –NGOs help to supply immunizations to Republic Hospital Safwan / Imam Anas –“School in a box” kits delivered

16 24 Apr Southern City Critical Status Southern Iraq Al Basrah AAA A/G G Qalat Sukkar ARAG Power from Ar Rifa An Nasiriyah R/A RAGG As Samawah AAG Umm Qasr GG R/A GG Az Zubayr AAG 80% have running water Water Food Fuel Security Power R - Red – Definite need, little or no assistance provided, extremely limited supply, no access by general HA community Amber A – Amber - Some need, some assistance provided, restricted supply, restricted access by general HA Community G – Green – No need or all assistance provided, ample supply, generally unimpeded access by general HA community

17 24 Apr Central Highlights Basrah –95% electrical coverage; 90% water supply Ar Rutbah –Police and fire service operating 32 police officers on staff 4 fire trucks and two ambulances

18 24 Apr Central City Critical Status Central Iraq An Najaf AAGG Power at 65% Al Amarah GRA Potable water for entire city Al Kut RRGG Ad Diwaniyah A/G AG Depends upon An Najaf for power Karbala GGGG Baghdad AAAR Water FoodFuelPower Security R - Red – Definite need, little or no assistance provided, extremely limited supply, no access by general HA community Amber A – Amber - Some need, some assistance provided, restricted supply, restricted access by general HA Community G – Green – No need or all assistance provided, ample supply, generally unimpeded access by general HA community

19 24 Apr Northern Highlights Mosul –Most hospitals are functioning well No need for physicians or staff NGOs helping set up resupply plan –Power and water service better than pre-war –Basic food for 2-4 weeks

20 24 Apr Northern Highlights Mosul –Initial contact with Mosul Railroad personnel Ran daily passenger service to Baghdad pre-war Infrequent freight service Some looting damage to equipment, track damage –Airfield 2,825m runway in use by Coalition Previously operated 2 daily flights from Baghdad

21 24 Apr Northern City Critical Status Northern Iraq Kirkuk GGGG Irbil GGGGG As Sulaymaniyah GGGGG Dahuk GGGGG Mosul AAAAA Power unavailable due to natural gas supply problem WaterFoodFuelPower Security R - Red – Definite need, little or no assistance provided, extremely limited supply, no access by general HA community Amber A – Amber - Some need, some assistance provided, restricted supply, restricted access by general HA Community G – Green – No need or all assistance provided, ample supply, generally unimpeded access by general HA community

22 24 Apr Airports Basrah A Coalition controlled, awaiting operations Safwan R Coalition forces not using facility Jalibah A Under coalition control Tallil A Coalition operations w/o permission Qalat Salih R Not Secured, Not Assessed Qalat Sikar R Not Secured, Not Assessed Al-Kut R Not Secured, Not Assessed An Numaniyah A Under coalition control Baghdad A Coalition operations w/o permission Mosul A Coalition operations w/o permission Seaport Umm Qasr G HA operations in progress Amber R - Red A – Amber G – Green Blank – No information

23 24 Apr Border Crossings Kuwait A Saudi Arabia RClosed Jordan GOpen Syria RClosed Turkey ABorder crossing reportedly getting smoother Iran R/AReports of aid moving across border Amber R - Red A – Amber G – Green Blank – No information

24 24 Apr Dislocated Civilians Information When details are available, will provide –Location –Number –Activity –Direction of movement –Actions taken

25 24 Apr UN SECURITY POSTURE

26 24 Apr HUMANITARIAN ORGANIZATION INPUTS

27 24 Apr Standing RFIs Significant civilian population movements Landmine, UXO, depleted uranium locations Information on border procedures

28 24 Apr None outstanding RFI Status

29 24 Apr DATA PENDING AP AT AP AT Mix UXO Unknown SubMunition Explosive Locations As of 21 Apr 03

30 24 Apr National HA Needs Ranking Matrix Regional National Region City Governorate Rating Ranking Ranking (#) – Previous ranking

31 24 Apr Questions ?


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