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In addition, 527 patients received mental health consultations in refugee camps. •1,302 patients were referred from the camp PHCC to secondary and tertiary health facilities for further investigations and/or hospitalization. •Preventive health services (immunization, growth monitoring, Ante natal care, family ...
The gutted neighbourhood in southern Damascus, which is now the Islamic State group's last urban redoubt in Syria or Iraq, was once Syria's biggest Palestinian refugee camp, home to around 1,60,000 people. Years of crippling siege and bombardment by the regime of President Bashar al-Assad, whose ...

PORTLAND, Ore. -- A little boy injured in the Iraq War in 2004 touched the hearts of Oregonians when he made it to Portland for life-saving medical treatment in 2008. Mustafa Abed was treated at Doernbecher Children's Hospital. He was fit with a custom-made prosthetic limb. He worked hard and learned ...
UNITED NATIONS, Apr 18 2018 (IPS) - With upcoming elections in May, the Iraqi government is urging Internally Displaced People (IDPs) to return home. After the ... Outside of refugee camps, Iraq's public services such as water networks and health systems, essential but costly, remain overburdened in the ...
He was living in a refugee camp. Watching the report, Rosch realized the dream of a better life for Mustafa wasn't to be. “This was absolutely shocking. This was someone we had fallen in love with. This is someone who entered our hearts,” Rosch said. More: Iraqi boy who won Oregon's heart spotted in ...
A recent Madisonville transplant left for Greece on Friday to spend a month volunteering at the Kara Tepe refugee camp on the island of Lesbos. Marianne ... The Kara Tepe refugee camp is composed primarily of refugees fleeing Syria's ongoing civil war, but also hosts refugees from Iraq and Afghanistan.

Muppets Bring 'Sesame Street' to Refugee Camps ... In neighboring Iraq, the agency says, more than 1 million children have been displaced and 4 million are in need of assistance as a result of the war with the ... Iraqi officials have expressed concerns, particularly about children who were schooled by IS.
Digras said the committee was given a list of names of potential families by its former pastor Father Karam Alraban, who fled to Canada from Iraq in 2014. Digras said the couple, who are both from Iraq, were living in a refugee camp in Iraq before escaping to east Lebanon. She said Toma and Sahar, now in ...
The project, implemented in 2016, upgraded essential services in refugee camps in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. Hygiene and sanitation services were improved, as was access to clean water; social and recreational facilities for camp residents were rehabilitated and new staff were trained to manage the ...
The exhibit, called Forced From Home, offers virtual reality documentaries set in Mexico, South Sudan, Iraq, Lebanon and Tanzania that immerse viewers in ... Forced From Home is staffed by local Doctors Without Borders aid workers, who will provide first-hand accounts of life in such refugee camps.
Uncertainty also hangs over Alyas Saydo's brother and 78-year-old mother. Saydo, an Iraqi Kurd who served as an interpreter for the U.S. Army, and who now lives in the Tri-Cities, has been trying to bring them since he came to the U.S. in 2011. His mother had been living in a tent inside a refugee camp.
Three Ezidis, including 14-year-old girl, freed from IS captivity in Iraq ... A photo taken by Iraqi security forces after the rescue of the 14-year-old Ezidi teenager in northern Baghdad, March 28, 2018. ... The two-month study involved dozens of women, all in their twenties, from four refugee camps in the Kurdistan Region.
A woman at Sharia Al Haman Hope Refugee Camp in Duhok, Iraq, March 28, 2015. Credit: Daniel ... As part of an ongoing initiative to rebuild the Iraqi town of Karemlesh in the Nineveh Plain, the Knights of Columbus are additionally contributing $250,000 to financially aid the process. Karemlesh was ...
In Iraq they have long enjoyed quasi-independence in an enclave in the north-east. But last September Masoud Barzani, the Kurdish president, overreached by calling a referendum for a fully fledged state, defying Baghdad as well as protests from America and Iran. When he refused to back down, Iraqi ...
There, Islamic State's reign forced thousands to flee to refugee camps, while hundreds had been executed by the group for attempting to escape the area or ... Despite the group's defeat at its main havens across Iraqi provinces, Islamic State continues to launch sporadic attacks across Iraq against troops.
Around 27,000 refugees have returned to Iraq from neighboring Syria and Turkey since mid-2017, according to the Iraqi government. A total of 22,000 Iraqis went back to the Nineveh province from Al-Hawl refugee camp in Syria, Sattar Nawruz, a spokesman for the Ministry of Migration and Displaced, said ...
The Icelandic government regularly sets a quota for selecting refugees from refugee camps abroad for the year. Agreements are made between the national government and local authorities in order to set them up in various municipalities around the country. These families, for example, will be starting their ...

In October, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi declared that Iraqi troops recaptured Hawija, a main town held by Islamic State in the country. ... There, Islamic State's reign forced thousands to flee to refugee camps, while hundreds had been executed by the group for attempting to escape the area or ...
When I meet them for the first time in early 2017, they're refugees in Greece's biggest refugee camp, Skaramagas, and the hot topic of gossip here is one that few Western kids would relate to. "The thing we talk about most is relocation," says Doski, the tall, spiky-haired 17-year-old who fled Mosul, Iraq, ...
Daesh has lost most of its territories in Syria and Iraq after three-year-long struggles. Its strongholds in Raqqa, Syria, and in Mosul, Iraq, have been re-captured as the group has started retreating. However, its presence in the country's west, in the Yarmouk refugee camp, has not come to an end. On the ...
Jordan has been struggling with the fallout from prolonged conflict in neighboring Syria and Iraq, leading to unemployment of about 18 percent, with twice that rate among the young. At the same time, the kingdom has more than 300,000 registered foreign workers and up to one million unregistered ones, ...
Palestinian refugee camps in various countries are generally in putrid condition; according to a 2012 Washington Post report the camps in Lebanon feature “unspeakable” living conditions and the Lebanese government deprives the Palestinian refugees in the country of rights. Palestinian refugees in Iraq ...
AMMAN — Jordan on Sunday rejected as groundless claims by media reports that weapons were being smuggled from Iraq into Jordan to the Palestinian refugee camps in the Kingdom. The Jordanian borders with Iraq are completely under control by the authorities and the security apparatuses in the ...
Leading Salafi-Jihadis In Ein Al-Hilweh Palestinian Refugee Camp, Lebanon: The Struggle Against Israel Takes Priority Over The Struggles In Iraq And ... have no ties to Al-Qaeda, and that their decision to shift focus was arrived at independently by Salafi-jihadi activists in the refugee camps in Lebanon.
Then, in 2016, they spotted the boy on public television. Mustafa was featured toward the end of a PBS “Newshour” segment on a refugee camp outside Fallujah, Iraq. His friends in Portland recognized the now 13-year-old boy walking with crutches on one leg. They reached out to the piece's reporter, Jane ...
Spokesperson for the Iraqi Ministry of Migration and Displacement, Star Newroz said the returned displaced people to the refugee camps were mostly from ... The government of Iraq received pledges totaling $30 billion USD at an international conference for reconstruction in Kuwait in February, in which ...
The overnight medical clinic at the Moria refugee camp on the island of Lesbos in the Eastern Aegean Sea has been destroyed in rioting between migrants staying at the overcrowded facility. Police said fighting broke out late on Monday night between groups of Iraqi migrants stranded at the camp, causing ...
Star Newroz, a spokesperson for the Iraqi ministry of migration and displaced, said those who returned to refugee camps were mostly from areas far from ... In February, an international conference in Kuwait collected about $30 billion, mostly in credit and investments, to help rebuild Iraq's economy and ...
A friendly Iraqi family hid her and her children until they could flee to a refugee camp in Duhok, Iraq, about 100 miles to the northeast. ... As Yazidis waited in refugee camps, U.S. and UN officials devised a plan in keeping with America's decades-old policy of welcoming large numbers of foreigners driven ...
The President and Sabina Higgins visited Eleonas refugee camp, which is run by the Greek authorities with support from the UN Refugee Agency, the International Rescue Commitee and other NGO's. Eleonas ... Born in Eleonas refugee camp in Athens. The parents of this six month-old boy are from Iraq.
Mousa fled the bloodshed in Syria in 2013 and then found refuge with his wife and their four children in Iraqi Kurdistan, where he spent two years in a refugee camp. “This tent represents the hardship of exile in refugee camps, especially in the winter, when the conditions are really bad,” he said, pointing to ...
Iraqi Parliament Speaker Salim al-Jubouri on Friday voiced doubts regarding the integrity of upcoming parliamentary polls, noting that hundreds of ... According to government figures, roughly half of these have since returned to their homes, while the rest remain in nearby provinces and refugee camps.
“Troops carried out a campaign at refugee camps at al-Habbaniya region, east of Ramadi, after intelligence authorities gathered information that some ... Iraqi forces, backed by a U.S.-led coalition and paramilitary troops, have been fighting since October 2016 to retake territories Islamic State had occupied.
An Iraqi lawmaker has accused security forces of forcibly relocating displaced civilians to their areas in northern and western Iraq. Speaking ... head of a parliamentary committee on displaced civilians, said the Baghdad Operations Command will close a refugee camp in western Baghdad by mid-February.
According to People, the 42-year-old actress traveled to the Za'taari refugee camp with Zahara, 13, and Shiloh, 11. There, the family members visited with people who had fled from the violence of the country's long-running civil war. During the UNHCR visit, Jolie addressed the crowd and called for a better ...
Some Mosul families again return to 'better life' in Kurdistan's refugee camps. By Rudaw 26/1/ ... The refugee camp officials claim that should this continue they would have to reopen closed camps. ... Sunni factions in the Iraqi parliament cited this as a reason for postponing Iraq's elections set for May 12.
97% of Syrian refugees in Iraq live in the KR-I; 37% stay in 9 camps, with the remainder living in urban and periurban areas. Shelter priorities for Syrian refugees include the improvement and upgrading of shelters. Of the 19,000 plots in refugee camps in the KR-I, over 95% have been improved with ...
Rare look at life inside Lesbos' Moria refugee camp. Images capture living conditions the Greek island's largest camp, home to thousands of refugees .... Syrian and Iraqi asylum seekers share a fireplace between their tents. For many Moria camp residents, this is the only way to protect themselves from the ...
The year was 2013 and Abla had just arrived in Domiz Refugee Camp in northern Iraq. She fled Syria with her family when the fighting started in their city. A neighbour's house was bombed and collapsed, killing everyone inside. Abla says they were lucky to be alive but life was hard in the camp.
Domiz refugee camp is nestled between the cities of Mosul and Duhuk in the Kurdish Region of northern Iraq. The camp was opened in 2012 to house around 2,000 refugees, and five years later, it is home to more than 40,000 forcibly displaced people, primarily Syrians fleeing the war. Over the years, the ...
January 11 (Renewables Now) - German firm Autarsys GmbH is to deliver an energy storage system (ESS) for a a refugee camp in Iraq, to work together a 300-kWp solar plant there. The ESS, which will be equipped with intelligent energy management software, will ensure more stable power supply for the ...
Autarsys GmbH is planning to develop an energy storage system and PV project in Mam Rashan, a refugee camp in the Dohuk district of northern Iraq near the Syrian and Turkish borders. Autarsys' energy storage system will be integrated with a 300kW PV project that will secure a more stable supply of ...
The German company will install the solar plus storage system in the Mam Rashan refugee camp, located in the Dohuk district of northern Iraq, near the Syrian and Turkish borders. Currently 10,000 people are located there. The system is expected to be operational by this spring, with additional funding ...
Refugee camps in Anbar still host tens of thousands of displaced families. ... areas of Iraq in 2014 to proclaim a self-styled “Islamic Caliphate”.
Iraqi forces declared the recapture of Hawija, Islamic State's haven in Kirkuk, ... The situation had forced thousands to flee to refugee camps.
They met in Iraq in a refugee camp where they got married and their two daughters and a son were born. The fourth child, a boy, was born in ...
Feature: Iraqi children with war trauma cling to hopes for better future ... The advance of IS extremist group in Ramadi, the capital of Iraq's western ... his visit to the refugee camps in Baghdad and the provinces of Salahudin, ...
IDPs – IDP protection is a significant part of UNHCR's work in Iraq. ... Of the 19,000 plots in refugee camps in the KR-I, over 95% have been ...
“Full understand”: The new language of the Lesvos refugee camp ... American troops during the Iraq War, and the word in time became a derogatory ... creole spoken only in the militarised refugee camps of Fortress Europe.
Sharya refugee camp in Northern Iraq was set up to shelter people .... the number of sexual assaults in Iraqi refugee camps is hard to come by, ...


 

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