- Refugee camps
Dance, Dance, Dance
When I was young there was a popular song called Get Up and Boogie, we had such fun dancing to it as young adults. Music and dance seem to bring joy for those who are engaged in the activity.
First Aid Training for Refugees
What better place for training the principles of first aid than in a refugee camp where emergency medical help may either be present only part-time or not at all. Bring Hope Humanitarian Foundation taught basic first aid in 3 languages, Kurdish, English and Arabic at Kawergosk and Baharka refugee camps.
Have you ever experienced life in complete darkness? People who are blind experience this every day, but for most of us, if our lights somehow go out, we struggle to move around our homes in the dark and look to candles or flashlights to help us “see” until the light is restored.
Domiz Refugee Camp
Domiz Refugee Camp for Syrian refugees has seen an incredible influx of people. They have 6 specialized physicians and a general health care center with a women’s section, psychology, general practitioner and family medicine.
“When we fled, we spent a week in the mountains on the Syrian border without eating or drinking, in a very cold winter and didn’t have enough clothes to get warm” relays Molen, who is a 16 year old Yazidi girl.
Hygiene as a Priority
Natural disasters, violence, poverty, war, and conflict create unthinkable problems. Sometimes the most basic human requirements are those no one thinks to address.
Brighter Lives For Refugees
Bring Hope Humanitarian Foundation is focused today, 27 June 2018, on providing three camps, considered the most vulnerable camps, with solar light called wakawaka lights.
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
A Father’s Story
Kareen Salh Bapir was born in 1940. His son Mohamad Kareen Salh was just 19 years old when he passed fighting in the Kurdish revolution in the south of Kurdistan in 1991.
Refugee Health Centers in Crisis
Ibrahim Khaled an official of the Baharka Refugee Camp Health Center reports treating 80-150 sick people every day which he estimates totals between 2800-3000 people in a month.
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.
Rain and Floods Increase Suffering of Refugees
Over 240,000 Syrian refugees have entered Iraq since the beginning of the Syrian crisis. Most reside within the three northern governorates of Duhok, Erbil, and Sulaymaniyah.
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.
Fire at Bersive Refugee Camp 1
We all understand the devastation fire can have when living in a nice home with resources at our disposal, fire departments and services to help put our lives back in order.
Floor Coverings and Football Uniforms
Two pallets of floor coverings were received 29 October 2017 at the main warehouse of Bring Hope Humanitarian Foundation in Iraqi Kurdistan.
The Differences Make Things Brighter
When Humanitarian agencies think outside the box, they do not dismiss the value of providing diverse types of items, today, 26 October 2017 637 kilos were delivered to Bring Hope Humanitarian Foundation through Humanitarian Resources International Foundation (HRIF) that included such things as flower bulbs and household haberdashery.
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.
Donations with High Impact
All donations are crucial for someone’s well-being, but certain donations are crucial for survival. Zhian Health Organization received $114,000 of medical supplies and medicines today (10 October 2017).
Heevi Organization Receives $93,000 in Medication
26 cartons of medication were distributed to Heevi Organization 10 October 2017 by Bring Hope Humanitarian Foundation. Originating from the UK and Switzerland these donated medicines have been shipped to Bring Hope so organizations such as Heevi can receive them on-the-ground through distribution channels established by Bring Hope
12 Ton Truck Delivers Hope Once Again
As this 12 ton truck pulls into the Bring Hope Humanitarian Foundation warehouse the excitement grows because the staff here knows how much difference this delivery will make for so many refugees who struggle on a daily basis just to survive.
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.