MASK-MAKING AND MORE!

MASK-MAKING AND MORE!

In the midst of this global pandemic and the incessant ‘bad’ news saturating the media, we would like to share something more positive- our most recent coronavirus success story! Over the past two weeks STEP-IN has been working to further our coronavirus...
SPRING IN IRAQI KURDISTAN: 2 weeks of GREEN!

SPRING IN IRAQI KURDISTAN: 2 weeks of GREEN!

Iraqi Kurdistan may be a dusty desert for most of the year, but in spring something magical happens in its valleys and atop the mountains. The whole region becomes green and fertile. Especially in April, the Kurdish arid hills turn into soft green clouds covered in...
APRIL SUMMARY

APRIL SUMMARY

DAWOODIA CLINIC:   GENERAL CONSULTATIONS PROVIDED     “We are fortunate to continue serving residents of Dawoodia IDP Camp during this pandemic, April blessed us with pleasant weather that proved especially convenient as staff and patients...
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...