EMERGENCY Meets Needs of Growing Refugee Population in Northern Iraq

1973481_10152978320436357_6410024845479067700_oThe situation in Northern Iraq is worsening day by day. Now that the fighting has arrived in Kirkuk, there has been a sizable increase in refugees fleeing the war.

The Arbat refugee camp, a few kilometers from Sulaimaniya, has become increasingly crowded: in a month, it has gone from 3,300 inhabitants to over 16 thousand.
Refugees shelter themselves in tents that do little to protect against the intense cold and the snow, which falls for days on end.

Our two health clinics in the camp, which were opened last summer, are seeing a large number of children, who are the first to suffer in these conditions.
Our team is working to expand and increase the functionality of these clinics, which were intended to be temporary, so that we can offer the care these refugees need and send a message of solidarity.


To help those affected by war receive high standard, free-of-charge care, click here to donate now. 

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  1. Pingback: Photos and Reflections from the Arbat Camp in Iraq | EMERGENCY USA

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