"The grass looked greener in the other field, so I thought I’d take my sheep there to graze. There’s an abandoned military base, but I didn't think that ... " This is how Othman begins his story. A prosthesis replaces…
This is how I approach my work and my life, with the hope of being able to return soon to Qamishlo, in my Syria.
"War cannot be humanized. It can only be abolished." – Albert Einstein
It’s what keeps us focused on our goal: to help people who think they’ve missed their chance, to let them live again.
To all the dads out there – Happy #FathersDay!
...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.
working to create environments in which our services are no longer required
Founding EMERGENCY was a gut reaction, not just a mental decision.
EMERGENCY doesn’t just mean war surgery – it means medicine, rights and equality.