Over 1,700 Iraqi civilians were killed and close to 2,000 injured in acts of terrorism and violence in July.
These new casualty figures were released by the United Nations Assistance Mission in Iraq (UNAMI) on Friday.
The ability for relief workers to deal with the Gaza crisis has reached breaking point due to the huge numbers of displaced populations and the lack of basic necessities.
Together with local authorities, the UN is appealing for $369 million to deliver aid.
Turning on a light at the flick of a switch is something many people around the world take for granted.
But for one fifth of the world's population, it's simply not an option, relegating them to a life of what’s been called "energy poverty".
The Maasai people in the Ngorongoro District of Tanzania are using radio to air their concerns and reach out to fellow Tanzanians so their particular situation can be better understood.