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MENTAL HEALTHCARE SERVICES TO YAZIDI TEENAGERS

Aveen* is a Yazidi teenager, who is now living in a secure Displaced Person Camp in the Kurdistan Region. She was a child when she was forced to leave her home because of ISIS/Da’esh, thus, Aveen grew up in an IDP camp. The trauma of leaving her home at an early…

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As the numbers fleeing Mosul continue to rise, AMAR teams have stepped in to increase healthcare provision for the displaced. In just ten days, our teams have constructed….

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A NEW SCHOOL YEAR AT BASRA ORPHANS’ SCHOOLS

AMAR schools have been constructed and run to serve, support, and empower the more needy people in Basra, including many orphans on scholarships. The schools (primary and secondary) spent a large proportion of the last academic year teaching online, due to Ministry of…

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“Daesh [ISIS] soldiers constantly used to pull out clumps of my son’s hair,” says Nadiya, speaking about her eighteen-month-old son Ali from a hospital bed in Northern Iraq…

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MENTAL HEALTH AND PSYCHOSOCIAL SUPPORT TO YAZIDIS

Zahara* is a middle-aged Yazidi housewife. In 2014, she was driven from her home by ISIS/Da’esh, and lost her husband and a daughter.  Left as the head of the household, stranded in a Displaced Person camp in the Kurdistan Region, and not feeling safe to return…

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As Iraq’s offensive to liberate Mosul from ISIS control looms, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs has warned of an impending humanitarian crisis….

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AMAR’s ongoing work

AMAR’s ongoing work

In spite of 18 months of managing through COVID, AMAR continues to deliver healthcare, vocational training and mental health treatment across Iraq, from Basra in the south to Dohuk in the Kurdistan Region.  More stories to follow in the run-up to the year's end.  With...

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NEW AMAR PSYCHO SOCIAL PROGRAM IN KRI

AMAR EXTENDS PSYCHO SOCIAL AND MENTAL HEALTH PROGRAM TO IDPs IN KRI W.H.O SUPPORT NEW PROGRAM FOR TRAINING AND SUPPORT ‘Into the light’ is extending the Escaping darkness mental health project, AMAR’s healthcare workers provided to IDPs and refugees in KRI region over...

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