MSF in Iraq


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A slow road to recovery for the city of two springs: Five years after the battle of Mosul, people still need support

In October 2016, the military offensive to retake the city from the Islamic State group (ISg) began. The battle was officially declared “over” five years ago, on 10 July 2017. For the people of Mosul, life has slowly resumed, but...

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‘An Emergency in Itself’: Mental Health Needs Among Syrians in Iraq

As the humanitarian situation inside Syria continues to worsen, mental health needs among refugees who have fled the country are steadily increasing. Ahead of World Mental Health Day on October 10, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) wants to highlight...

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Syria: MSF provides emergency care to families fleeing to Iraq

Every day, thousands of people continue to flee the violence in Syria. Since the conflict began, over two million Syrians have sought refuge in neighbouring countries. Doctors Without Borders/ Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has been working in northern Iraq to...

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Iraq: Syrian Refugees’ Health Deteriorates At Domeez Camp

Overcrowding and poor living conditions in Iraq’s Domeez camp have led to a recent deterioration in the health of Syrian refugees. Stéphane Reynier, emergency coordinator for the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), describes the current...

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Increased Mental Health Care Needed In Iraq

BAGHDAD/NEW YORK, APRIL 30, 2013—The Iraqi Ministry of Health and its supporters should improve access to mental health care services for a population still reeling from decades of conflict, political instability, and social upheaval, the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors...

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As Refugee Population in Iraq Swells, MSF Scales Up Emergency Response

April 12,  2013 A Syrian refugee carries her child to the MSF medical clinic at the Domeez camp in northwest Iraqi Kurdistan. The number of Syrians registering as refugees at the Domeez camp, near the city of Dohuk in the...

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