...and today he is a teacher who gives life lessons as well as school lessons.
In 1998, we opened our Rehabilitation and Social Reintegration Centre in Sulaymaniyah, Iraq - a country in which mines have killed over 6,000 people in the last 25 years.
It’s EMERGENCY’s very own 007, built in 1998 in the labs at the Centre by amputee and disabled former patients.
Here, we always try to see the glass as half full. Even here in the Intensive Care Unit, where we monitor patients after their operations, waiting for them to wake back up again.
EMERGENCY's doctors and nurses listen to testimonies like these from our patients in Afghanistan and Iraq too often.
More than half of these attacks occurred in in the capital, where EMERGENCY’s surgical centre has been offering treatment to victims of war since 2001.
In the wake of the tragedy in Christchurch, EMERGENCY expresses its sympathy for the families of the victims, and to the people of New Zealand.
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.