Commissioner Stylianides speaks on preventing and responding to gender-based violence in emergencies

Commissioner Stylianides speaks on preventing and responding to gender-based violence in emergencies

Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides will give an opening address during the event ‘Call to Action: Eradication of Gender-Based Violence in Emergencies’ which takes place in Brussels today, in the margins of the Call to Action...
Iraq: mental health support for traumatized children and women

Iraq: mental health support for traumatized children and women

Syrian Refugees and internally displaced persons from the Sinjar Mountains and Tal Afar present in Dohuk (Northern Iraq) suffer from mental health disorders resulting from the severe trauma they experienced. Among them, women and children are particularly affected and...
Iraq – As the battle of Hawija approaches, a humanitarian crisis is anticipated

Iraq – As the battle of Hawija approaches, a humanitarian crisis is anticipated

After Mosul and Tal Afar, the Iraqi Security Forces are getting ready to liberate Hawija, one of the Islamic State’s last strongholds in Iraq, occupied since June 2014. An estimated 150,000 to 200,000 people are currently living in Hawija District and many of them...
Our medical team treated cases of food poisoning in Hasan Sham IDPs camp in Iraq

Our medical team treated cases of food poisoning in Hasan Sham IDPs camp in Iraq

On 12th June, a massive food poisoning occurred in Hasan Sham U2 Camp in Iraq. Our medical team was very reactive and treated 347 patients. On June 12 th at 08:30pm, after people in Hasan Sham had their Iftar meal which was composed by rice, beans, chicken and yogurt,...