Kerbala Governorate Profile - September 2014

Kerbala is a small governorate in central Iraq about 100 km away from Baghdad. The early months of 2014 saw a steady increase in the number of IDP families in Kerbala, mostly from Anbar where the security situation continues to be unstable. The security situation in Kerbala was stable with very few threats in the early months of 2014. However, IDP families in Kerbala have been moving internally in the governorate searching for better conditions. Kerbala continues to host at least 678 IDP families from Anbar who are living in highly vulnerable situations. 

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