My Father Volunteered to Fight
Medya is 36 years old. Her father Jawhaer Bapir Hamadamin was an actor, but in 1991 he volunteered to fight in the Kurdish revolution.
This is Jwan Rasul Ahmad, she is 42 years old and lives with her mother and single brother.
Fatima Abdel Karim is 39 years old. Fatima has two boys, Dirsem, 15 and Bland, 9 who live with her in Basirma Refugee Camp.
With the situation in Iraqi Kurdistan very difficult for those in the healthcare industry, treating patients effectively is often dubious.
Ministry of Health and BHHF
What a great pleasure it is to have an opportunity to work directly with Kurdistan’s Ministry of Health and to be in the unique position to help.
Treating the Sick
Rizgari Hospital in Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan treats more than 700 patients every day. In an economic crisis, Kurdistan is in desperate need for medicine to treat the ill.
Treating the Health of Refugees
Zhian Organization is recognized as an independent, non-governmental social, health, and humanitarian organization operating within Erbil, Sulaimaniyah, Halabja and Duhok Provinces of Iraqi Kurdistan.
Strained Health Systems Seek Support
In June 2017 the USAID acting Administrator released a statement on World Refugee Day stating, “We remain deeply concerned by the more than 22 million refugees forced from their homes by conflict and persecution.” He continued to describe the tragic fact that half these refugees are children and how 41 million people are internally displaced within their own borders.
Shortage of Medications Brings Plea for Help
As staff and volunteers unload the 75 cartons of medicines and medical equipment delivered to Rizgary Hospital in Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan on 28 November 2017, the hospital’s manager pleads for more help.
Netherlands Truck Arrives
Long standing relationships are what many humanitarian agencies seek to develop. These close ties help the people like us (Bring Hope Humanitarian Foundation) who operate on-the-ground, bring health and hope to people whose lives have been affected through displacement due to war, conflict zones, natural disasters or poverty and illness.
Barzan and Mergasor Community Support
It is early December and the medical director’s from Barzan and Mergasor Districts have come to the climate controlled warehouse of Bring Hope Humanitarian Foundation to gather much needed medicines for their communities.
Germany’s Heart is So Big
As winter fast approaches, so too does the need for clothes and items to help people living in refugee camps and on the streets, get through the cold nights.
Volunteers in Kurdistan
It has been another momentous day at Kawrgosk Refugee Camp in Erbil Province. Volunteers Ture, Ole and Per Ove from Europe have arrived here to play a little football & distribute 20 packages of football kits.
It Took Two Years to Receive Help
Wlat refused to fight for the Syrian regime, for this he was burned on his back. He and his wife Bashar escaped somehow and made their way out of Qamishlo to Iraqi Kurdistan. They had to walk so many kilometers, it was exhausting.
Soran City Receives Additional Help
Bring Hope Humanitarian Foundation is pleased to cooperate with the religious director from Soran City who seeks help for the poor people living among the 3000 villages within the four districts near Soran.
Germany Sends More
The clothes come in all shapes and sizes for adults, children, men and women, nothing is asked for to receive these items except that you be in need.
Khansa Hospital in Mosul Receives Truckloads of Aid
In direct cooperation with Khansa Hospital and Dr. Safwan located in Mosul, Bring Hope Humanitarian Foundation provides several truckloads full of medicines, medical equipment and other medical supplies for this teaching hospital.
She is a Yazidi girl from Shangal who now lives in Bajid Kandal Refugee Camp in Duhok Province of Iraqi Kurdistan. When ISIS entered her city, Khalida and her family fled.
Koyan Centre Receives Milk Powder
Koyan Centre for Social Issues is located in Sulaymaniyah, Iraqi Kurdistan. They help thousands of people in need. Especially essential for Koyan is the ability to provide sustenance for babies by providing milk powder to mothers who are not able to properly feed their children.
11 tons of clothes and shoes arrive from Germany 16 July 2017 for distribution among the refugee camps in and around Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan.
Imagine being told that you carry an inherited blood disorder requiring constant treatment. Now, imagine if you are a refugee, living in a refugee camp and you have this disorder. Now imagine you are just 13 years old, have thalassemia and live in a refugee camp. Contemplate this for just one minute.
Erbil Health Centre Receives More Medicine
Bring Hope Humanitarian Foundation delivered another load of medicines to the Erbil Health Center whose previous lack of access to medication was detrimental in allowing patient treatment to be efficient and productive.