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 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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Burnt trees and blocked wells, Islamic State wrought havoc on Iraqi land | @Adela_Suliman reports | #LandRights @amnesty @AMARLondon @UNmigration tmsnrt.rs/2zUrkIY Retweeted by AMAR International

Excellent Education Sector table meeting chaired by Prof Paul Boyle VC of @uniofleicester in London Yesterday. Delighted to have @iqembassy_uk , British Council, PMAC and the BUB in attendance together with our members. @BathSpaUni @InsightBritish @IraqiGovt @Dr_Alisherbaz Retweeted by AMAR International

A year after #Iraq’s government formerly declared military victory over Islamic State @amnesty has a new report showing IS deliberately targeted the country's rural environment. The report is here: amnesty.org/en/latest/news… This thread is about what we found + why it matters [1/8] Retweeted by AMAR International

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