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Tuesday June 27th, 2017

Creative Strategies to help victims of domestic violence and GBV

The social workers at Mercy Hands play a major role in providing protection to vulnerable groups targeted by Mercy Hands,...
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Friday June 23rd, 2017

A Success Story: Distributing Food Rations to IDPs in Salamiyah Camps

A Success Story: Distributing Food Rations to IDPs in Salamiyah Camps Salamiyah is a small village in Ninewa governorate, located...
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Monday June 19th, 2017

Distributing High Energy Biscuits to IDP Children in Salah Al Din

In June 2017, Mercy Hands distributed nutritional high energy biscuits to children and families in Shahama camp for displaced people...
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Sunday June 18th, 2017

Participating in a Study Tour in Eastern Europe

The Civil Society Dept. at Mercy Hands continues its effort to support Iraq, governmental and non-governmental institutions, on institutional reform...
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Sunday June 18th, 2017

Mercy Hands Welcomes WFP Delegate at Salamiyah IDP Camp

Mercy Hands Welcomes WFP Delegate at Salamiyah IDP Camp In June 16, 2017, a high delegate of WFP-Iraq, headed by...
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Friday April 7th, 2017

Household Assessment in Mosul

Under its mandate to work with other active players on ground to ensure efficient and timely delivery of aid to...
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Monday April 3rd, 2017

Protecting Sudanese Refugees in Baghdad

Protecting Sudanese Refugees in Baghdad Sponsored by UNHCR, Mercy Hands is implementing a large program to provide legal aid and...
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Saturday April 1st, 2017

Legal Aid Sessions in Mosul

Legal Aid Sessions in Mosul The conflict in Mosul is causing mass displacement with over 215,000 people currently displaced as...
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Sunday February 19th, 2017

Launching Out of School Children Initiative in Karbala

On Saturday, February 18th 2017, Mercy Hands launched "Out of School Children Initiative" program in Karbala City. The objective of...
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Saturday February 11th, 2017

Mercy Hands provides legal aid to refugees in Baghdad

In the beginning of this month, February 2017, Mercy Hands launched a new project to provide legal assistance to refugees in...
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Monday October 17th, 2016

Mercy Hands Visits Shirqat River Frontline

Al-Shirqat was recently liberated from Islamic State forces, who took control of the city in June 2014. ISIS had controlled...
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Wednesday October 12th, 2016

Mercy Hands launches a new program to provide psychosocial support for IDP children in Anbar

Mercy Hands launches a new program to provide psychosocial support for IDP children in Anbar In the second week of...
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Monday October 3rd, 2016

Begging and Child Labor in Karbala Conference

On the 24th of September 2016 Mercy Hands conducted a 3 hour workshop to address the ongoing problem in Karbala...
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Monday October 3rd, 2016

Salah Al-Din IDPs Education Situation Update

The effects and outcomes of the war with ISIS have left the recently liberated provinces in dire states due. In...
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Monday October 3rd, 2016

“Displaced People in Salah Al-Din province: Education Challenges and Solutions” Workshop

On Monday, August 22, 2016, Mercy Hands conducted a workshop in Tikrit to address the educational challenges facing IDPs in...
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Friday June 17th, 2016

Reality Check: Fallujah IDP Camps

In June 16, 2016, our Field Monitors team conducted a survey of Fallujah IDP camps which are located around Fallujah. These...
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Saturday June 4th, 2016

Distributing Hygiene Kits to Fallujah IDPs

Residents fleeing the fierce fighting between Iraqi forces and ISIS militants in Fallujah are received in camps that were set up...
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Monday May 30th, 2016

Fallujah IDP Sit-rep Report – May 29, 2016

Date: May 29, 2016Our IDP (Internally Displaced People) Monitoring Team in Anbar Governorate visited the “New Iraq” and “Al Fallujah”...
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Thursday May 26th, 2016

“Appreciating Your Environment: Plant Trees” Campaign to Plant Trees in Elementary Schools in Kirkuk

As part of our effort to support the environment and enhance well-being of children, we conducted a campaign to plant trees...
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Sunday March 27th, 2016

Awareness Workshop on IDP legal rights and aid for IDPs in Babylon Governorate

After the fall of Mosul in the hands of ISIS in June 2014, thousands of families fled the city and surrounding areas...
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Friday March 25th, 2016

The Organizational Capacity Index workshop for Iraqi Alumni Association – Central and Northern Chapter

After the successful convening of the General Assembly meetings and election of Board Members, our program "Iraqi Alumni Association Development"...
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Wednesday March 16th, 2016

Mercy Hands Conducts IDP Needs Assessment in Karbala Governorate

Community needs assessment is a continuous activity conducted by all programs departments and satellite offices staffs.Two weeks ago, our team...
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Wednesday March 16th, 2016

Food Aid Distribution to IDPs in Baghdad and Karbala in February 2016

In February 2016 we distributed food rations to 2,244 IDP families in Baghdad and 1,158 IDP families in Karbala. These...
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Wednesday March 16th, 2016

Summary of Our Legal Aid to IDPs in Babil Governorate in February 2016

Thousands of IDP families live in Babil Governorate and most of them require assistance to replace their lost legal papers,...
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Sunday March 13th, 2016

General Assembly Meeting for Iraqi Alumni – Northern Region

Mercy Hands for Humanitarian Aid organized the first general assembly meeting for Iraqi Alumni – Northern region (Erbil, Sulimanya, Kirkuk,...
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Monday February 29th, 2016

The First General Assembly Meeting for Iraqi Alumni Association – Central Governorates Chapter

 We successfully concluded the first General Assembly meeting for the Iraqi Alumni Association - Central Governorates Chapter, which took place...
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Saturday February 27th, 2016

November 2015: Distributing Food Aid to IDPs in Baghdad

Mercy Hands, through its Emergency Response Department, has been providing emergency aid, FI and NFI, to IDPs in Baghdad and...
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Saturday February 27th, 2016

LAIC Activities in Babil Governorate for the months of October and November 2015

Mercy Hands LAIC (Legal Aid and Information Center) team, which is made of three lawyers and a group of Information...
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