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Refugee camp in Erbil, Iraq, tries to bring hope to displaced youth through education
- Led by Father Douglas al-Bazi in the neighborhood of Ankawa, the Mar Elia camp provides youth with a library, music lessons, games, organized trips, and English courses in addition to the standard education curriculum, funded by private donations. 135 more words
Today is World Refugee Day, a day to draw attention to the state of refugees all over the world.
In the Kurdistan region of northern Iraq, thousands of refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs) have come in search of a safe place to be sheltered from the fighting that’s enveloped the area. 346 more words
There was a report last week by Alaa Latif from the Iraq-focused news site NIQASH to the effect that some Kurds in Iraq, confronted by Islamic extremism in the form of ISIS and experiencing a resurgence of Kurdish nationalism, may be… 761 more words
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