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.
This is Jwan Rasul Ahmad, she is 42 years old and lives with her mother and single brother.
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.
Fatima Abdel Karim is 39 years old. Fatima has two boys, Dirsem, 15 and Bland, 9 who live with her in Basirma Refugee Camp.
Vocational Training and Refugee Support
Hand of Help Organization has been working in Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan for three years. They provide support to refugees of all backgrounds and any religion.
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.
Zhian Health Organization
A new shipment of medication was loaded onto a truck for delivery to Zhian Health Organization. This time Zhian will receive 80 cartons of varying medications worth approximately $78,000.
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.
On the Streets of Dashti Basht
Every person on this earth endures challenges, no one is exempt from life tragedies, they just come in different ways, I have been told the amount of hardship given is related to how strong people are and how much they can bear.
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.