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.

Top of the class

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 OVER 25 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.

AMAR RUNS HEALTH CLINICS FOR THE 2 MILLION PEOPLE WHO ARE CURRENTLY DISPLACED IN IRAQ.  WE HAVE BEEN OPERATING IN THE INTERNALLY DISPLACED PEOPLE (IDP) CAMPS SINCE JUNE 2014, WHEN THE INVASION BY ISLAMIC STATE FORCED MILLIONS FROM THEIR HOMES. WHEREVER POSSIBLE, WE EMPLOY LOCAL PEOPLE AND USE LOCAL RESOURCES TO BRING ABOUT SUSTAINABLE CHANGE.

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Today we're throwing back to the early 2000s in the south of #Iraq. A group of schoolchildren wait for their lesson to begin in an AMAR classroom. #ThrowbackThursday

test Twitter Media - Today we're throwing back to the early 2000s in the south of #Iraq. A group of schoolchildren wait for their lesson to begin in an AMAR classroom. #ThrowbackThursday https://t.co/1Dswm0X9Pg

Congratulations to our #Dohuk team who've arranged a #football tournament for displaced people living in Khanke camp in #Kurdistan #Iraq. #sport4change #sportfordevelopment

test Twitter Media - Congratulations to our #Dohuk team who've arranged a #football tournament for displaced people living in Khanke camp in #Kurdistan #Iraq. #sport4change #sportfordevelopment https://t.co/tYrJmPFXtc
test Twitter Media - Congratulations to our #Dohuk team who've arranged a #football tournament for displaced people living in Khanke camp in #Kurdistan #Iraq. #sport4change #sportfordevelopment https://t.co/tYrJmPFXtc
test Twitter Media - Congratulations to our #Dohuk team who've arranged a #football tournament for displaced people living in Khanke camp in #Kurdistan #Iraq. #sport4change #sportfordevelopment https://t.co/tYrJmPFXtc

Ahead of World Creativity and Innovation Day, here's a picture of a group of girls enjoying an art class in an AMAR #school near #Basra. Students at AMAR schools are taught a whole range of subjects, including music, art and creative writing. #WCID #Iraq

test Twitter Media - Ahead of World Creativity and Innovation Day, here's a picture of a group of girls enjoying an art class in an AMAR #school near #Basra.

Students at AMAR schools are taught a whole range of subjects, including music, art and creative writing.

#WCID #Iraq https://t.co/roVyZv2cfe

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