The extent to which different cultures and communities co-exist here in Ashti can be encapsulated in the pronunciation of a single word: Sinjar or Shingal? They may have a different spelling and pronunciation – depending on whether we’re speaking Arabic…
We reaffirm our deep commitment to #HealthForAll.
EMERGENCY's doctors and nurses listen to testimonies like these from our patients in Afghanistan and Iraq too often.
As he talks, Murad has an easy-going smile that conveys serenity and peace – reflecting the name of the IDP camp where he lives and works: Ashti. But emphasising the positive side of things isn’t always enough. Even if you’re a child.
Kayan will continue to return to the centre for follow-up consultations and we will be waiting for him. We might even see him return independently, as he becomes a young man.
“Now I feel more confident, and I love my job. I want to become even more specialised and learn new things from this profession.”
After my injury I would never have believed I’d be back working, let alone able to live a normal life like everyone else.
Asfandiar and Jzheyn's tale is a difficult one. But it's also a love story.
The main aim of the Centre is to remove all barriers created by disability and to allow individuals to regain a livelihood for themselves and their families.
Gardens take on special significance in every EMERGENCY project.