Iraq - January 2004 - The impacts of war.

Publication - 8 March, 2004
The most recent conflict in Iraq exacerbated the situation in an already battered country and its people. The eight year war with Iran, the 1991 Gulf War and the subsequent 12 years of sanctions all took their toll on the nations infrastructure and its people. There has not been a fully comprehensive study on the human and environmental consequences of the war on Iraq. The United Nations Environmental Programme has only managed to carry out a desk study and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) was only allowed to assess one site in a very controlled manner.Below is a brief summary of what Greenpeace has managed to glean from publicly available sources and our work in Iraq.

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