CORONAVIRUS: The Current Situation

CORONAVIRUS: The Current Situation

There are currently 1233 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Iraq, and a total of 69 deaths have been linked to the virus. 1000 cases have been identified in the past two weeks. There are 312 confirmed cases in Iraqi Kurdistan. All land borders are closed and in-country...
The Displacement Paradox – Iraqi Kurdistan

The Displacement Paradox – Iraqi Kurdistan

Iraqi Kurdistan – a ‘safe’ place? The Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KR-I), comprised of the country’s three northernmost governorates (Erbil, Duhok and Sulaymaniyah) has, for decades, provided a ‘humanitarian safe-haven’ for people fleeing hardship and conflict in...
MARCH SUMMARY

MARCH SUMMARY

DAWOODIA CLINIC:   GENERAL CONSULTATIONS PROVIDED “March was an especially busy month at the Dawoodia camp clinic, with our doctors seeing over 1,200 patients. However, the month also posed interesting barriers for our clinic and staff due to COVID-19...
INTERVIEW WITH DR. ANMAR

INTERVIEW WITH DR. ANMAR

“Since the closure of our Erbil physiotherapy centre due to the coronavirus outbreak, our main contact with the medical situation in Erbil has been through our clinic’s resident doctor, Dr Anmar. Alongside his work with STEP-IN, providing check-ups and...