Iraq — Returns from Abroad Dashboard (August 2019)
From May 2018 to August 2019, 11,982 Iraqi returns from abroad were identified in 15 Governates. The majority of the identified returnees (70%) came from two countries: Turkey (39%) and the Syrian Arab Republic (31%). Most of the returnees from abroad were recorded in the governates of Ninewa (57%), Thi-Qar (17%) and Anbar (11%). In Ninew, 60 per cent of returnees were reported in the district of Telafar while Sinjar accounted for 31 per cent of them. In Thi-Qar, 75 per cent were observed in the district of Nassirya, while 19 per cent were observed in the district of Al-Rifa'i. Finally, in Anbar, 66 per cent returned to Ana District while 12 per cent were in Fallujah.