Bringing aid to Mosul : An insider’s perspective

Atheer leans back in his chair to gather his thoughts. We’re sitting in the anonymity of a crowded lunch room on the UN compound in Erbil — as UNICEF Iraq’s Emergency Coordinator for the Mosul crisis, Atheer makes every minute of his day count. He is a man with a lot on his mind. Military operations to retake Mosul and the surrounding areas have passed the six month mark and with over 600,000 peop...