Escaping Brings Tragedy Then Hope
“It was a dark night when suddenly the sky became like day, it was colorful from the shots and gunpowder. We were suddenly attacked by armed men wearing black clothes, they were frightening and looked like horrible shapes with long beards.” This is recounted from Ahmed Ali, a 12-year-old boy
Bring Hope Humanitarian Foundation Launches Emergency Response Team
When tragedy strikes, the response for help should be swift and helpful which is why Bring Hope has launched a new initiative to provide regular visits to refugee camps and other areas where an emergency response team may be a valuable asset.
Fatima Abdel Karim is 39 years old. Fatima has two boys, Dirsem, 15 and Bland, 9 who live with her in Basirma Refugee Camp.
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.
Kirkuk Homeless Receive Help
Many people from Kirkuk were forced to leave their nice homes and belongings in search of safety for their family. Children were forced to leave their school and friends to end up living in the streets and some in refugee camps.
Germany and the UK Make Real Contributions
With the new loads of clothing and sheets from Germany and shoes from the UK, Bring Hope Humanitarian Foundation can put together another 2000 packages for refugees throughout the Mosul area.
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.
As part of the on-going community involvement initiative Bring Hope Humanitarian Foundation is committed to working directly with community partners in need of resources that help poor people, IDP’s and others in need.
Spring of Hope Foundation Receives Support
On 3 August 2015 REPAK, the Kurdish Women’s Relations Office based in Erbil published this statement on the one-year anniversary of the ISIS attack on Sinjar/Shengal, which led to a horrific massacre in which thousands of Yezidi people were killed, thousands taken into sexual slavery and many more thousands were displaced.
Nada Ahmed Hassan
Nada lives in Bahrka Refugee Camp with her mom, dad and five siblings. Her family escaped from Mosul and made their way to Khazar Refugee Camp but they were moved to Bahrka Refugee Camp a few weeks later. They have lived in Bahrka Camp for three years, she is now 20 years old.
Sewing Helps Sustain Hope
17 July 2017 Bring Hope Humanitarian Foundation visited Bahrka Refugee camp where the ladies were hard at work making bags as part of the Bring Hope Sewing Initiative rolled out to increase life skills, satisfaction with life and hope for what the future may bring. Indeed, it is a beautiful sight to see these women hard at work with pride of ownership for the work they have done and the increased optimism that goes with making extra money.
Bahrka Refugee Camp Receives Medicine
Bahrka Refugee Camp receives medicine to treat the masses of IDP’s from Mosul displaced by ISIS threat on 16 July 2017 from Bring Hope Humanitarian Foundation.
I Was a Tailor
In Syria I was a tailor with a good job. In 2013 ISIS killed my relative, I lost my job and became frightened for my family and how we would survive. When ISIS controlled my city of Hassaka I took my family out and came to Iraqi Kurdistan. My name is Mahmood Abdulhamid Said Mustafa, I am 37 years old and have three daughters, two sons and my wife is Tarfa.
Imagine living every day fearful that if you return home you will be killed and tortured. That is how Jassem Mohammed Mahmwood, 20 years old feels. He refused to enter the ISIS army and is now a wanted man, to be killed if found.
14 year-old Hazem has 4 brothers and 1 sister, his father has but 1 kidney and needs medical attention. They came from Mosul and it took two days to reach Hasan Sham U2 Refugee Camp. It was very hard for them, but they escaped ISIS.
Your Kindness Is Huge
In the Iraqi Kurdistan refugee camps life is very difficult. Kurdistan in general has no industry, most everything is imported, so there are no jobs.
4 July 2017…. As the truckload of supplies was being delivered straight into the hands of civilians still captive in the conflict zone in Mosul, Iraq, shots rang out and the humanitarian aid delivery truck was struck several times by bullets from ISIS fighters determined to stop innocent people from receiving food, milk, tea, rice, medicines and more.
4 years and counting…
Qamishli is among the 10 largest cities in Syria by population, about 184,231. It is a city in northeastern Syria, on the border with Turkey and close to Iraq. This is where Anas Ahmed Hassan called home with his 5 brothers and 1 sister until war forced them out.
Roadside Sleeping and Constant Fear
In Harsham Refugee Camp, 8 year-old Ammar Salim recounts how he and his family came to be here. “We came from Mosul where we were happy until ISIS arrived, we escaped and slept on the roadside, we were always afraid ISIS would catch us. It took one year to reach Harsham Camp.”
Radwan – Finally Free From ISIS
Meet little Radwan, when he was only 4 years old, he was separated from his family by Isis and held for 3 long years. Bring Hope Humanitarian Foundation learns many things, some so brutal it is hard to even imagine, this tiny boy has been subjected to things his family may never even begin to imagine and no one would dare think about.
Sustainable Sewing Key to Good Health
15 kilometers north of Erbil in the Baharka refugee camp, Bring Hope Humanitarian Foundation initiated a sewing project with 20 refugee women eager to learn new skills. Since the conflict began in the Middle East, more than two million Syrian refugees and Iraqi IDPs have sought the security and stability of Kurdistan, living in 50 camps across Erbil, Duhok and Sulaimaniyah provinces.
Four vulnerable families in Chilbarata Village
On December 05 th 2016 the Sewan protection team visited Chilbarata Village to do protection monitoring. During the visit Sewan discovered there were four families living together in an unfinished building, they are IDPs.