04 February 2020 – Iraqi citizens evacuated from Wuhan and isolated

Type of Intervention: Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Foreign Affairs, Immigration, Local Government
Intervention Categories: International travel measures; Repatriation of nationals
Level of Jurisdiction: Federal
Lead People/Agency: Mohamed Ali Al Hakeem

Overview: The Iraqi authorities have evacuated all Iraqi students and their families who were residing in Wuhan. Upon their arrival to Baghdad, they were isolated to ensure that they were not carriers of the disease.

The country continued to evacuate the rest of the Iraqis residing in Wuhan.
Full details here: https://masralarabia.net/العرب-والعالم/1531677-تفاصيل-إجلاء-العراق-لرعاياه-من%C2%A0«ووهان»–ومصدر–جرى-عزلهم

Type of Justification: No justification given