More than 100 outbreaks occur around the world daily and can spread worldwide in just 36 hours due to increased global travel. We all have a responsibility to support epidemic preparedness.

On PreventEpidemics.org, you can get informed, share information and discover how you can join in to raise awareness and advocate for epidemic preparedness.

Iraq has had:

How Prepared Is Iraq?

46

Work to Do

Iraq has work to do to prepare for the next epidemic. They are committed to improving preparedness, but an outbreak today could cause deaths and cross borders.

Iraq has finished their National Action Plan and is working on improving epidemic preparedness in one or more gap areas.

What Are Iraq's Strengths & Gaps?

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Top Strengths

Preparedness areas that a country has established to find, stop and prevent health threats. Learn More

Emergency Response Operations

Top Gaps

Gaps are areas that the country should prioritize to improve so they will be better prepared to find, stop and prevent epidemics. Learn More

National Legislation, Policy and Financing
Preparedness
Risk Communication

Are Your Neighbors Ready?

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Epidemic preparedness is not just about your country; it’s a global issue. Right now Iraq is not ready for an epidemic. What happens when an epidemic breaks out in Iran (Islamic Republic of), Jordan, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Syrian Arab Republic and Turkey?

Neighboring Countries ReadyScore Status
Saudi Arabia

76

Work to Do
Kuwait

74

Work to Do
Jordan

57

Work to Do
Syrian Arab Republic

-

Pending
Iran (Islamic Republic of)

?

Unknown
Turkey

?

Unknown

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