- Refugee camps
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.
Delivery of Football Pitches
We’re feeling excited today at Bring Hope because we’ve just received a delivery from 3G Pitches at our HQ in Amsterdam. The packages contain the materials for two brand football pitches that we will building in Kurdistan
I am Ishak Talal and I am 16 years old. There are 8 people in my family and we now live in Baharka Refugee Camp. We left our home in Hasaka Syria 3 years ago but I don’t remember too much because it was terrible, too much war and pain.
A Canadian truck loaded with humanitarian aid made its way to refugees in Kawrgosk Refugee Camp where little Habiba received soup along with some clothes, shoes and toys from Bring Hope Humanitarian Foundation. Her face tells the story of happiness when she received the package.
Kevin Campbell & Thomas Campbell on Sputnik RT
The Campbell brothers are bringing their love of football to the killing fields of Iraq - with Bring Hope Humanitarian Foundation - so we invited them into the Sputnik studio to tell us more about their post-game endeavours.
Mom and Dad Both had Operations
My mom needed an operation on her back and her health is still not good. My dad had an operation on his knee and he lays in bed and can’t work. My family fled Syria because our home was destroyed by bombs, everything we ever had was destroyed, nothing is left. We came from Qamishlo Syria and now live in Kawrgosk Refugee Camp in Iraqi Kurdistan.
From Eliya Syria
Khazal is only 2 years old, both her mom and dad are 22 years old. They fled the Syrian Regime in 2013 after their town was surrounded. They lived in a small village outside of Qamishlo called Eliya, it has been completely destroyed.
The Names Change, the Story is the Same
The people of Qamishlo Syria suffered a lot. Mohammed Ahmed Murad is 12 years old, he has 7 family members. His siblings are aged 17, 16, twin 15-year old’s, and a 6-year-old sister. Mohammed tells Bring Hope staff how his family left Qamishlo Syria because bombs were dropping on his city every day, there was no electricity and no food. His family was starving.
The Exodus from Syria
They walked from Qamishlo Syria after the city was surrounded by the Syrian Army who tried to make them all starve to death. Ahmed tells Bring Hope Humanitarian Foundation how hard it was to walk so far but they finally made it to Iraqi Kurdistan and now he goes to school and he really likes school.