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Funded by UNHCR, UIMS started the project of a Medical Health Center in the Syrian Refugee Camp in Al-Obeidi At the beginning, we renovated and re-arranged all medical sections such as the emergency section, the clinic and the pharmacy that will be working throughout the day, we also re-arranged the laboratory section that works for more than 12 hours a day to provide a full laboratory analysis for patients. The specialists section also started running smoothly, four specialists in various specialization work on six different days a week. Also in the first period of Management of the Center by UIMS, we bought a mini-bus for the referral of non-critical cases to receive the best medical care possible. In addition there…
03 Apr 2014

UIMS - The Green Initiative

Thursday, 03 April 2014
The Green Initiative was launched under the guidance of the presidency of UIMS to decorate the medical center. The initiative gave a beautiful green atmosphere of peace and love to the center. The clinic's staff also put up many poster of famous Syrian locations inside the clinic to make the patients feel better and make them feel like they are not far from home. Many of the staff of UIMS have contributed to this initiative and there was also a significant contribution from the management of Al-Obeidi hospital, Al-Qaim Hospital and the UNHCR field team. The most important participation however came from Syrian refugees who built a nice fence around the gardens at the entrance of the clinic.
The Anbar crisis escalated into armed conflict by the end of December 2013. At the centre of the armed conflict were the two largest cities of Anbar province, Fallujah and Ramadi. Use of firearms and rockets within the city boundaries forced residents of Fallujah and Ramadi to flee their hometowns. By March 2014, about 65,000 families had been displaced, mostly to other cities of Anbar but also as far north as the KRG and as far south as Basrah. The severity of the conflict resulted in the whole province being classified by the UN with the security severity level of “very high” or code Black. This meant severe restrictions on movement of UN staff. Consequently many areas remain inaccessible to…
01 Apr 2014
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Al-Erada Organisation for Relief and Development believes in unity and pluralism. It discards racism, sectarianism and nationalism. It is made up of a board of directors that draws the policies and strategic plans. These are aimed at achieving its purpose based in Iraq, Diyala province. Vision:A pioneer Iraqi society and a happy Iraqi family. Article III – Organisation’s message: Al-Erada Organisation for Relief and Development is an Iraqi, national and comprehensive organisation. It seeks to educate, train, develop and help the Iraqi citizen. Moreover, It aims at spreading the concept of democracy and nurturing the spirit of participation. In addition, it preserves human rights and contributes in planning and national responsibility. In the image gallerty below you can see part…
Nature Iraq’s Waterkeepers Iraq Program is closing in on the end of our crowd-funding campaign to support the Choman-Rawanduz River Expedition, our new initiative to protect rivers in Iraq. We’ve raised over $4,000 USD of our 10,000 USD goal and this is your last chance to support the project! Along with our partners in the project (Nature Iraq Foundation, American Canoe Association and Majestic Heights Outdoor Adventures, a Kurdistan Iraq-based eco-tourism company), we hope you can lend us your support for this project that will raise awareness and change attitudes toward Iraq’s threatened rivers. On the Expedition we will do the following: We will lead a kayak expedition down the Rawanduz River of Kurdistan, northern Iraq in May of 2014…