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MOSUL CRISIS

As Iraq’s offensive to liberate Mosul from ISIS control looms, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs has warned of an impending humanitarian crisis. Alongside UN agencies and …

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‘Devastated by ISIS’

The health system in the newly liberated Ramadi region of Iraq has collapsed and conditions for patients are appalling. That is the view of a senior AMAR assessment team that has just returned from Anbar province.

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Plastic Surgery in Iraq

Two leading plastic surgeons, Dr Graham Smith and Dr David Gateley, joined AMAR’s medical team in Iraq to review and plan follow-up treatment for some of the country’s most severely injured victims of recent conflict.

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YAZIDI PRINCE PRAISES AMAR’S WORK

YAZIDI PRINCE PRAISES AMAR’S WORK

The head of the Yazidi Supreme Spiritual Council has today praised AMAR for its ‘wonderful’ support for his people. Speaking on an International Day of Action in support of the embattled religious minority, Prince Tahseen Sa’eed Ali highlighted AMAR’s health and...

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AMAR President Welcomes Marshes’ Heritage Award

AMAR President Welcomes Marshes’ Heritage Award

AMAR’s founder and president, who has fought for more than two decades to save Iraq’s fabled marshlands, welcomed a United Nations decision today to make the region a World Heritage Site. Baroness (Emma) Nicholson of Winterbourne began her campaign after Saddam...

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AMAR sends leading plastic surgeons on vital trip to Iraq

AMAR sends leading plastic surgeons on vital trip to Iraq

Two leading plastic surgeons joined AMAR’s medical team in Iraq to review and plan follow-up treatment for some of the country’s most severely injured victims of recent conflict. Dr. Graham Smith, a facial reconstruction specialist, and Dr. David Gateley, an expert in...

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Delivering clean drinking water to schools

Delivering clean drinking water to schools

Drinking dirty water is one of the biggest killers of children worldwide. In Iraq, the problem is particularly pronounced. Thousands die every year in the country due to easily preventable waterborne diseases such as diarrhea. But now, thanks to...

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Utah Supporters Circle: Rebuilding the lives of Iraqi refugees

Utah Supporters Circle: Rebuilding the lives of Iraqi refugees

It's early evening in Iraq. Zaid, a young father, returns home, empty handed, to his wife and small daughter in their tent in the Khanke refugee camp.  For 18 months he's looked for work. Despite an educated background, he's still unemployed, still living in the camp,...

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