ESCAPING DARKNESS APPEAL

ISIS has kidnapped, raped and tortured thousands of women and girls leaving them deeply traumatised. AMAR is providing those who have escaped with expert psychological care. Donate Today

Supporting Iraq’s Historic Marshes

AMAR’s health and education initiatives help challenge the effects of poverty in marsh communities. Learn more. 

Bringing medical care to tens of thousands

Our medical teams are reaching Iraq’s most vulnerable communities.

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Vital education and training programmes throughout Iraq

Protecting women

AMAR has programmes to empower and improve the lives of women across the Middle East

AMAR’s model

Employs local people to deliver local resources to where they’re needed most

AMAR IS AN AWARD-WINNING CHARITY THAT WORKS IN THE MIDDLE EAST, BUILDING AND IMPROVING THE LIVES AND LIVELIHOODS OF SOME OF THE WORLD’S POOREST AND MOST DISADVANTAGED PEOPLE.

FOR THE LAST 24 YEARS WE HAVE PROVIDED PROFESSIONAL HEALTH AND EDUCATION ON A SUSTAINED AND LASTING BASIS, AND TODAY WE DELIVER TENS OF THOUSANDS OF MEDICAL CONSULTATIONS EACH YEAR.

 

SINCE JUNE 2014, AMAR TEAMS HAVE BEEN WORKING THROUGHOUT IRAQ TO HELP MORE THAN 3.4 MILLION INTERNALLY DISPLACED PERSONS (IDPS) FORCED FROM THEIR HOMES BY THE ISLAMIC STATE (ISIL) INVASION IN THE NORTH AND WEST. WE NOW BUILD, EQUIP, AND RUN PURPOSE-BUILT HEALTH CLINICS FOR IDPS, EMPLOYING LOCAL PEOPLE AND USING LOCAL RESOURCES WHEREVER POSSIBLE.

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Marshes’ Heritage Award

AMAR’s Chairman, who has fought for more than two decades to save Iraq’s fabled marshlands, today welcomed a United Nations decision to make the region a World Heritage Site. Baroness Nicholson began her campaign…

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Investing in Iraqis

AMAR’s free vocational skills programme is helping thousands of people in Iraq to escape poverty and unemployment. The Invest Centre project provides the country’s Internally Displaced People (IDPs) and local communities…

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New Healthcare Centre

AMAR has opened a new Primary Healthcare Centre in Mamillian Camp, which will provide vital medical assistance to over 13,000 Iraqis who have fled Daesh (ISIS) violence. Located in Ninewa province….

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