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2018 Year in Review

The Coalition thanks all partners with their efforts on the fight against Daesh. Significant progress has been made in 2018 but there is still a lot of work to be done to stabilise liberated areas and defeat Daesh.


In 2017, Iraq and the city of Raqqa in Syria were liberated from Daesh.

In 2018, the Coalition focused heavily on stabilisation activities in liberated areas and focused on extracting Daesh from the last areas they owned territory.

Below are a few highlights of 2018.

In 2018: 4 million IDPs were able to return to their area of origin, free from Daesh rule


In 2018: The total international humanitarian and stabilisation funding to help rebuild Iraq was US$1.06 billion


In 2018: Daesh lost over 99% of the territory it once controlled, and millions were liberated from its rule