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. 

Bringing medical care to tens of thousands

A consultation for one of our youngest patients in Iraq

Top of the class

Vital education and training programmes throughout Iraq

Award-winning

Human rights and the rule of law brought AMAR a national Charity Award in 2014

Protecting women

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

Social responsibility

AMAR works with companies worldwide to help fund initiatives such as mobile clinics

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 23 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 THREE 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 THE IDPS, EMPLOYING LOCAL PEOPLE AND USING LOCAL RESOURCES WHEREVER POSSIBLE.

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Trauma Therapy Training

Mental health care training has officially started in Dohuk, as part of AMAR’s ‘Escaping Darkness’ Appeal. Focusing on conflict-related trauma, the training is helping to boost the response to Iraq’s unfolding mental health care crisis.

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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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£70,000 boosts AMAR Appeal

AMAR’s Escaping Darkness appeal to raise money to help treat women mentally traumatised by ISIS kidnap and sexual abuse has received an incredible boost. A supporter, who wants to be known only as…

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