Iraq — Return Index: Findings Round Three (March 2019)
Of the assessed returnee population, 11 per cent (472,350 individuals) are living in high severity conditions across 279 locations. Ninewa and Salah al-Din governorates host the highest number of returnees living in these conditions with 213, 372 and 187,812 individuals, respectively. This proportion is relatively similar to the previous rounds published in September and January 2019, which had respectively 11% and 10% of returnees in this category.
The locations of return located in Al-Ba’aj District in Ninewa present the highest severity scores: there are very severe conditions in all of these locations, which host 10,722 returnees followed by Tooz District in Salah al-Din and Sinjar District in Ninewa, which are hosting 28,542 individuals (73%) in eight locations and 43,476 individuals (73%) in 40 locations, respectively.