Mercy Hands for Humanitarian Aid is a leading Iraqi NGO, founded in 2004 with a goal to save lives and preserve human dignity. Mercy Hands is headquartered in Baghdad, and has four satellite offices in Babil, Karbala, Salah al-Din and Erbil Governorates. According to our 2015 - 2016 Work Strategy, Mercy Hands is currently active in the following humanitarian sectors: emergency aid, civil society and democratization, peace-building, protection, and health. For more information, please visit the Mercy Hands website: www.mercyhands.net. FULL REPORT CAN BE DOWNLOADED BELOW.
Harikar NGO is a neutral, non-governmental, non-profit humanitarian organization established in 30th May 2004 by group of social activists. Harikar NGO as stated in its mission statement strives toward the fulfilment of human and women rights in Duhok Governorate as stipulated in the new Iraqi constitution of 15th October 2005. Harikar is committed to- within its resources- contribute towards the achievement of the internationally agreed Millennium Development Goals.  Harikar believes in human rights, the right of every person to reach his potential without discrimination on the basis of race, gender, religion, social segment and ethnicity. We strive to achieve the social justice especially among the marginalized vulnerable groups. It also works towards elimination of all forms of discrimination against women and promotes their capacity to fully participate in the community development.  In…
23 Oct 2017
The United Iraqi Medical Society for Relief and Development (UIMS) opens Al Karama Center in Salahaddin Province Under the direct supervision of the Civilian Crisis Management Cell of the Iraqi Prime Minister's Office, with the financial contribution by the World Health Organization (WHO) and in cooperation with the Salahaddin Health Directorate.  The United Iraqi Medical Society for Relief and Development (UIMS) opened Al-Karama Center at Al-Karama camp in Salahaddin Province to provide medical care and services to the displaced households.
18 Oct 2017

MSF - Mosul Returneess

Wednesday, 18 October 2017
Mosul: Returnees face booby-trapped homes and decimated infrastructure 16 October 2017 – Iraqis are returning home in Mosul after years of violence to find their houses rigged with explosive devices and their cities uninhabitable, according to international medical organisation Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF). The destruction of buildings and infrastructure means that returning families, particularly in West Mosul, end up living in partially or totally ruined homes, with almost no access to clean water, electricity or medical care. “What we see in our medical facilities are tell-tale signs of the living conditions outside,” says Myriam Berger, Project Coordinator for MSF in the West Mosul, which was the scene of a fierce battle between the so-called Islamic State and Iraqi…
16 Oct 2017
ACTED Iraq Operations: Activity Update – September 2017 As of early October, an estimated 816,882 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) from disputed territories, west Mosul, and west Ninewa remain in displacement, according to UNHCR. Many of these families are unable to return due to lack of services or a high level of destruction leaving neighborhoods unsafe for habitation. Further, throughout September ACTED prepared for the Hawiga offensive, which has displaced an estimated 33,000 persons since the beginning of operations on September 21. Throughout August and September 2017, ACTED continued to provide multi-sectoral assistance to address the needs of IDPs, returnees, and host communities in response to the most urgent needs as they developed. Hawiga Response In preparation for the expected displacement…
UIMS (The United Iraqi Medical Society for Relief &Development) opens Al-Mahmady Delivery Room in Al-Anbar province: Funding by the Japanese government and supporting by UNFPA (the United Nations Population Fund). UIMS (The United Iraqi Medical Society for Relief &Development) opens Al-Mohmady Delivery Room in Al-Mohamady district/ Al-Anbar province, in the presence of Dr. Abdul- Sattar Al-Lewas (Director of DoH/ Anbar), Mr. Adel Khamis the parliament member and Mr. Akram Khamis Director of Al – Mohamady district.
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