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Dilemmas of Aid Distribution

On 17th May 2015, Kathy Moorhead Thiessen gave a presentation about her work in Iraqi Kurdistan with Christian Peacemaker Teams (CPT). This is an example of her blog about the work at… 776 more words


Forced from his Home, Dr. Adnan Continues to Treat Others

Adnan’s eyes glistened with tears when he told us his story.

For him, medicine is more than a practice: it’s his life. He’s been treating people for 40 years and now he’s working alongside our staff in Qoratu, Iraq, in one of the clinics that we’ve set up in Iraqi Kurdistan for refugees and IDPs ( 216 more words

From The Field

Our Qoratu Health Clinic has Begun Treating Patients

“Since they first started staying here, the heads of the families have been arranging their assigned tents to make them more comfortable. Some are even turning their spaces into areas for business ventures. 152 more words

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Ahmed's Continued Care in Northern Iraq

What does it mean to spend your entire life not knowing what it means to live in peace? We have asked ourselves this many times in Afghanistan and here in Iraq, where every day we see the consequences of endless conflict and continued wars. 218 more words

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Our New Health Clinic in the Qoratu IDP Camp

In the Kurdistan region of northern Iraq, thousands of refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs) are searching for a safe place to be sheltered from the fighting that’s enveloped the area. 157 more words

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Our New Mobile Clinic in Iraq

In Iraqi-Kurdistan, we’re currently waiting for the new refugee camps to be opened in Qoratu and Tazade where we will be treating the camps’ inhabitants at our two… 157 more words

From The Field