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April 7, 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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April 3, 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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April 1, 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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February 19, 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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February 11, 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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October 17, 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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October 12, 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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October 3, 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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October 3, 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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October 3, 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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June 17, 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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June 4, 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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May 30, 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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May 26, 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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March 27, 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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March 25, 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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March 16, 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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March 16, 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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March 16, 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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March 13, 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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February 29, 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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February 27, 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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February 27, 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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