Everyone Deserves Help Equally - Another Special Distribution
Each and every one of us are equal. At least that’s what we believe. We all deserve to be happy, healthy and safe. And when non of that is a guarantee, whether it is because of illness, war, unstable political climates or poverty, we all deserve equal help and assistance.
A Fun Workshop for Children with a Deep and Lasting Impact
A month ago, the Bring Hope team facilitated workshops for children for a week in four different refugee camps. These workshops focused on movement, deep breathing, simple yoga and music.
Clothes Distribution for Yezidi Families in Erbil
Can you imagine having to run for your life with your children in your arms. Having to leave in a moment’s notice and leaving your home, friends and belongings behind.
Medicine Distribution for Victims of Chemical Warfare
Recently our Bring Hope team visited a hospital located in Halabja, Iraq Kurdistan. This hospital treats victims of chemical warfare.
Immediate Help and the Care Afterwards
In December of last year the Dibaga 2 IDP Camp was flooded due to extreme weather. This camp is home to people from the Mosul and Kirkuk regions mostly.
Toy Distribution Kindergarten
Earlier this month our Bring Hope team visited Sarmaydan kindergarten in the Shaglawa region. 275 children attend this kindergarten located between the mountains north east of Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan.
Medicine Distribution at the Nanakali Hospital
In December 2018 we were able to provide the Nanakali Hospital in Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan with the much-needed medicine Cyclophosphamide.
Ble Hospital Receives Medicine Donation
Ble Hospital is located in the Barzan region of Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan. It is a small hospital but has the same needs as all the other hospitals within Kurdistan, the need for medication to treat the increasing demand.
“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.
Medicine Always in Short Supply
Rizgary Hospital located in Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan is one of the largest and busiest hospitals in the city. Treating more than 800 patients per day, Rizgary Hospital has seen a constant increase in volume from years of turmoil within the region.
Born in 1951, she is 67 years old with ten children. She lost her husband in 1991 when her oldest son was 12 years.
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.
DAMA & BHHF
In our on-going collaboration with DAMA (Doctors Aid Medical Activities) Bring Hope Humanitarian Foundation provided another 18 cartons of medicines to help meet their growing demand
Health Director Seeks Aid
Supporting community health is a top priority for Bring Hope Humanitarian Foundation. Healthy communities are better able to be productive, children who are healthy stay in school and continue to learn and be good citizens.
Placing Health First
When the Soran Health Director asks Bring Hope Humanitarian Foundation to lend a hand, we mobilize in force. Today, 23 January 2018, 55 cartons of medication were provided to aid the shortage experienced in the Soran District serving Rawnduz and Khelifan Hospitals and 47 health and emergency centers.
A Truck Full of Love
A semi full of love, at least that is how we at Bring Hope Humanitarian Foundation look at the deliveries we receive. Today 8 January 2017, this enormous semi delivered so much love to the warehouse in Erbil.
An Ongoing Struggle
On the evening of 12 November 2017, the ground shook with a fierceness that measured 7.3 on the Richter scale near Halabja in the Kurdistan region near the Iran/Iraq border.
Children Always Bring Out the Best
When children smile others just can’t help but smile with them. I know when I see a child happy and laughing, it is hard to contain my smile as well.
Economic constraints greatly affect the lives of people, but those in need of medical help have an even greater challenge when hospitals do not have adequate resources to care for those in need.
Doctors Aid Medical Activities
Doctors Aid Medical Activities or DAMA offers medical and health services to people in the Kurdistan region of Iraq, these include the refugee camps and internally displaced persons.
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.