"Today, thanks to our help, they’ve managed to come back from the brink, walk again and find their place in the world, within this landscape scarred by deep wounds.”
...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
Sometimes our patients respond with a smile - sometimes with quiet, dignified determination.
Founding EMERGENCY was a gut reaction, not just a mental decision.
Simply put, they provide care - in every sense of the word.
Here’s to Shirin, and to the courage and strength of mothers everywhere.
It’s EMERGENCY’s very own 007, built in 1998 in the labs at the Centre by amputee and disabled former patients.
One child at a time, one life at a time, midwives are an essential part of creating a safe environment for women and new-borns.