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…
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.
EMERGENCY: For a better 2019. For everyone.