Supporting Iraq’s Historic Marshes

AMAR’s health and education initiatives help challenge the effects of poverty in marsh communities. Learn more. 

Bringing medical care to tens of thousands

Our medical teams are reaching Iraq’s most vulnerable communities.

Top of the class

Vital education and training programs throughout Iraq.

Protecting women

AMAR has programs to empower and improve the lives of women across the Middle East.

AMAR’s model

Employs local people to deliver local resources to where they’re needed most.

AMAR IS AN AWARD-WINNING CHARITY THAT WORKS IN THE MIDDLE EAST, BUILDING AND IMPROVING THE LIVES AND LIVELIHOODS OF SOME OF THE WORLD’S POOREST AND MOST DISADVANTAGED PEOPLE.
FOR OVER 25 YEARS WE HAVE PROVIDED PROFESSIONAL HEALTH AND EDUCATION ON A SUSTAINED AND LASTING BASIS, AND TODAY WE DELIVER TENS OF THOUSANDS OF MEDICAL CONSULTATIONS EACH YEAR.

AMAR RUNS HEALTH CLINICS FOR THE 2 MILLION PEOPLE WHO ARE CURRENTLY DISPLACED IN IRAQ.  WE HAVE BEEN OPERATING IN THE INTERNALLY DISPLACED PEOPLE (IDP) CAMPS SINCE JUNE 2014, WHEN THE INVASION BY ISLAMIC STATE FORCED MILLIONS FROM THEIR HOMES. WHEREVER POSSIBLE, WE EMPLOY LOCAL PEOPLE AND USE LOCAL RESOURCES TO BRING ABOUT SUSTAINABLE CHANGE.

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A pleasure to meet Hussain Al Faiaz MP together with Imad Burhan and Baroness Nicholson today in London to discuss business opportunities in Nazariyah. @Baroness_Nichol @AlBurhanGroup Retweeted by AMAR International

Very happy to meet with Sheik Hussein al-Faiaz,MP for the historic city of Al Nasryia in southern Iraq this afternoon on his London visit,together with Imad Burhan,Abir Burhan (standing),CoS ⁦@AMARLondon⁩ Andrew Methven and MD ⁦@IBBC_London⁩ Christophe Michel.Thankyou Retweeted by AMAR International

After a successful upgrade to the vocational training centre,lessons resume at the Educating Women in Iraq project.AMAR with ROO,for the Social Welfare Fund of the Southern Oil Company,gives vocational training to the ladies of Al Khora, BasraAl Khora,Basra,to improve livelihoods Retweeted by AMAR International

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