Mercy Hands for Humanitarian Aid held an Awareness Session about health instructions for IDPs (Internally Displacement People) using a team of youth volunteers in cooperation with USAID and the project of Primary Health Care. There was also coordination with the Iraqi Ministry of Health (MoH) and Al-Hurriah City Council. The attendees were some women in Al- Rajaa Complex on 4 June 2014 and 40 Hygiene Kit were distributed for Beneficiaries. The important subjects were women and child health, health protection ways, importance of vaccines and health services that are available in primary health Care centers.
10 Jun 2014

Mercy Hands - TV Interview

Tuesday, 10 June 2014
Iraqi TV2 interviewed General Education Director (Dr. Adel Abdul Raheem ) and Programs Manager and Member of BoD - Mercy Hands for Humanitarian Aid ( Dr. Ghaith Hamid Hameed) in program (Ahla Sabah ) about the Educate A Child Initiative (EACI) that was implemented by Mercy Hands with support from UNESCO and the Iraqi Ministry of Education (MoE) . The TV interview took the reality and reasons of children who dropped out of school and showed how to encourage them to return back to school by using accelerated learning, in order for them to go back to regular learning.
10 Jun 2014
Harikar has released its weekly report of activities for the time period of 01-05 June 2014. Please find the attached document.
In cooperation with NCCI and funded by UNHCR, as a part of NEP14 project, UIMS implemented Medical Assessment Needs for new IDPs Project in Al-Qaim. Our mobile medical teams covered more than 600 IDPs families out of 1,600 families until now and our plan is to cover all IDPs families in the city of Al-Qaim and all its neighboring areas.
04 Jun 2014

ACTED - Friendlier camps for all

Wednesday, 04 June 2014
When Alam was born, he was deprived of oxygen, and the doctors insisted that he wouldn’t live past his first few months. 9 years later, and Alam struggles to walk, gasps for air when he speaks, but couldn’t wipe the smile off his face if he tried. Alam is one of many children with disabilities who attend the Child and Youth Friendly Spaces that ACTED, with support from UNICEF, runs in Darashakran and Qushtapa Syrian refugee camps in Iraqi Kurdistan.Having fled Syria to Darashakran Refugee Camp in Erbil governorate in early February 2014, he used to spend his days being home-schooled by his mother. Recently enrolled in Grade 2 at school, Alam is now able to continue with his favourite…
04 Jun 2014
From May 30 to June 3, 2014 ACDI/VOCA worked with four Marla Fund implementing partner CSOs (Haraa Humanitarian Organization (HHO), Al-Murshed Center for Economic Development (AMC), Amal Al-Watan Center for Development (AAW), and Al Malwiya Relief Foundation for Development (ARFD)), to provide training to victims of violence in small business development. The Marla Fund assists innocent victims of military operations or terrorist activities from Diyala, Kirkuk, Ninawa, and Salah ad Din provinces. The recent training provided seven such victims from each province (28 in total) with the tools they need to become successful small business owners and managers. As well as training in bookkeeping, inventory control, logistics, management, local sources of microfinance and other key business skills, a former Marla…