Historically, carjacking by armed thieves has been very common, even during daylight hours, and particularly on the highways from Jordan and Kuwait to Baghdad.Victims of Crime: If you or someone you know becomes the victim of a crime abroad, you should contact the local police and the nearest U.Antiquities or cultural items suspected of being illegally exported may also be confiscated, as with goods that are not declared.Today the Iraq-born community in Victoria is culturally diverse, with settlers from many ethnic and cultural backgrounds including Arabs, Kurds, Tourkomans, Chaldeans and Assyrians.While it is impossible to accurately predict the likelihood of the dam failing, the Embassy has made contingency plans to relocate its personnel in such an event.Crime: Petty theft is common in Iraq; this includes pick-pocketing in busy areas (e.g., markets), as well as the theft of money, jewelry, or other valuables from hotel rooms and private residences.
Another goal of this collaborative project is to draw in new audiences who have never been to (or even heard of) our Cultural Centers and to share audiences who frequent a specific center but have never experienced the others.
citizens in Iraq, especially those who reside in the floodplain of the Tigris River, prepare their own contingency plans and stay informed of local media reports and Embassy security messages for updates.
The local equivalent to the “911” emergency line in Iraq is “130” from both mobile and fixed line telephones.
Although Islam is the dominant religion in Iraq, only 28% of the Iraq-born immigrants living in Victoria are Muslim; 60% are Christian.
Host government emergency services and support are limited.