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Please find attached a very useful socio- economic survey produced by Handicap International, which focuses on the impact of mine/ERW/IED contamination in Hawija district. Given the current situation in Hawija, and following request from partners on the current contamina
“Imagine it is summer and you’re just sitting in your garden,” says Hamed. "You’re enjoying the cool night air, surrounded by your family and neighbors. Seconds later, your life has changed forever, but you don’t understand how. That&rsqu
After a 30-year campaign against anti-personnel landmines and cluster munitions which led to the Ottawa mine ban convention (1997) and the Oslo convention on cluster munitions (2008), Handicap International is now taking action to stop the use of explosive weapons in
Saadi was forced to flee his hometown in Iraq after it fell into the hands of the Islamic State. Months later, the armed group retreated from his region and Saadi returned to check on his house. The instant he opened the front door, a bomb exploded, leaving him seriou
Eleven years ago, Abdelillah lost his leg in an insurgent attack on his home village. In 2014, when the Islamic State seized control of the region, Abdelillah fled with his family to Iraqi Kurdistan. Handicap International, which works in Iraqi Kurdistan to help Iraqi
A dozen men are sitting and talking in a makeshift concrete shelter in Kirkuk, Iraq. At first glance, they look like a group of local officials. But as the men open up, it’s obvious they’re not discussing regional affairs. This meeting is about hope, fear,
Syria crisis/Iraqi Kurdistan Update on activities, January – Week 2 Since May 2014 Handicap International is providing assistance to the most vu
Four-year-old Sindis and her family were violently uprooted from their home in Iraq in August and sought refuge in a displaced persons’ camp in Iraqi Kurdistan. Life in the camp has been difficult for the whole family, but especially for Sindis, who is paralyzed f
Handicap International brings help to the Syrian refugees and the internally displaced people in Iraq, in both governorates of Erbil and Dohuk. Handicap International has launched an e
Handicap International staff are working in places like ‎Jordan‬, Lebanon‬, and ‎Iraq‬ to ensure that kids with injuries and ‪‎disabilities‬ can go to school too. We provide these children with wheelchairs, prostheses, and other mobility devices so can they can leave their homes and
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