Efforts Aid Iraq's Recovery
DOHA, Kuwait - Coalition Forces continue to assist in developing a safer and
more secure environment in Iraq through the following activities.
AND CENTRAL IRAQ
bulk medical supplies to hospitals in Baghdad.
Baghdad's Al Rashad power plant is producing 20 megawatts, which exceeds pre-war
a Task Force Neighborhood mission that cleared a soccer filed in Mahkmur.
eight truckloads of ammunition caches from schools in Mosul.
with local authorities to develop summer youth programs in Mosul.
the Samarra-Baghdad oil pipeline is now operational.
in meeting by local sheiks and leaders in Samarra to prepare for the upcoming
propane prices in Kirkuk have dropped significantly due to steady flow of propane
from Turkey (current price is 6,000 dinar per bottle; former price was 18,000
dinar per bottle).
194 benzene and 57 propane trucks in Northern Iraq from Turkey today yesterday.
a refrigerator and generator to Baghdad Clinic Number 8.
a public awareness campaign that helped end the theft of electrical power from
the generator at Baghdad Medical Clinic Number 3.
4.4 million liters of gasoline, and 50,000 bottles of propane in Baghdad on
that 21 Neighborhood Advisory Councils have been established throughout the
46% of medical facilities in Baghdad have now been assessed. A medical supply
and drug distribution assessments is being addressed with the Ministry of Health.
Baghdad food distribution is going well, and reported public announcements
to educate population about the distributions have gone out for the last 4
a medical supply and drug distribution assessment is being addressed with the
Ministry of Health. Food Distribution is going well. The public announcements
have gone out for the last 4 days.
bulk medical supplies to 8 Baghdad hospitals.
the first meeting of the Maghrib Council, in which about 110 people showed
up to elect representatives. They elected seven representatives to form the
a meeting about displaced persons at the Humanitarian Assistance Coordination
Center in Baghdad.
with the Ministry level to develop short and long term policies to facilitate
resolution of the issue of squatters.
Baghdad sanitation contractors, and reported OCPA inspectors are now present
at the two landfill sites, and trash collection is moving.
a complete list of 500 priority schools to OCPA Education Ministry for rehabilitation
by a contracted multinational company.
a significant increase in the amount of commercial and Non-Governmental Organization
traffic crossing into Iraq today. Also reported 19 of the 54 trucks that entered
Iraq were carrying humanitarian assistance supplies.
that the sanitation services are resuming in Kirkuk, and additional trucks
and crews are being dispatched to clean up areas of the city.
that the Kirkuk Iraqi Media Network aired the Kurdish version of their follow-up
report on the current availability of fuel and propane to increase awareness
about fuel/propane availability, shorter gas lines, and the fact that fuel
station owners are very thankful, and citizens generally very pleased with
the changes and hope they continue to improve.
needs assessments of one hospital and 17 health centers in the Zakho district
of Dahuk for future sourcing.
29 tons of captured Iraqi ammunition in Baghdad.
a survey of the drinking water supply from Al Shatra to An Nasiriyah to identify
the illegal water taps, and ultimately remove them to increase the system's
that 40-60 truckloads of food coming into the An Nasiriyah warehouse a day,
and are facilitating efforts to replace a cold storage facility that was looted
during the war.
additional chemicals are being brought into the An Nasiriyah power plant, which
should allow the third and fourth turbines on the power plant to be turned
on, and consequently should increase total power plant production.
Republic of Korea forces in planning for tri-weekly fogging for the control
of sand flies within a two-kilometer area within the center of the city suspected
of having the highest insect density. The R.O.K. also offered their fogger
to the Zoonotic disease program of the Dhi Qar Health Directorate for future
with members of the An Nasiriyah Chamber of Commerce and developed a strategy
for stimulating economic activity through local small business development.
that water supply is safe and has returned to pre-war levels. Purification
facilities are working and pumping out water. Supplies of consumables at the
water purification facilities are adequate.
deliveries of World Food Program food shipments are functioning well, and that
three of four grain mills are producing flour.
improvements to the National power grid (currently 90%) will be completed within
10 days. The local power infrastructure is working at pre-war levels, and normal
electrical service will be restored as soon as authorities in Baghdad/An Nasiriyah
with various University, Institute and Department of Education officials in
order to obtain either denunciation or disavowment of Ba'ath party signatures.
Discussed operating budget and salary distribution with the Director of Education.
the Wasit Health Province Building, obtained assessments for replacement of
the windows and doors, painting, fixing of the main electrical switch box and
required repair parts.
a new council was formed with 10 members, who are qualified to take action
to resolve issues that affect the life of the city.
that British Forces will transport examination materials to the city for the
upcoming school testing period.
that they are working with representatives at town council to accept the offer
to mobilize over 100 volunteers to assist to assist the town to pick up trash,
while the town works to form a standing sanitation department.
assistance with UK Forces to conduct a Quick Impact Project to restore the
town's ice factory.
the Election committee to begin the nomination process to select six representatives
for Baghdad Constitution committee.
the wheat harvest was delivered to silos in Abu Sakhyr and An Najaf, and are
working to extend silo hours to reduce the backlog of grain deliveries.
meetings with religious, tribal, and civilian leaders to find broad based,
independent delegates for the council, and ensure it is not dominated by one
medical supplies to the Al Hillah hospital.
with the Water Department to discuss acquisition of repair and spare parts
for the 40 million-dinar water project, and acquisition of supplies and other
a medical supply warehouse with a significant stock of supplies, which will
be distributed to the local hospitals.
electrical generation from An Nasiriyah has reached the 70-megawatt level,
greatly improving the quality of life for the governate.
with multinational contract representative to discuss infrastructure projects
at hospitals, main infrastructure projects, and to obtain a copy of the local
the city received a 3-day benzene fuel supply from the Coalition.
the diesel pipeline that was recently tapped by thieves.