Two decades of conflict has taken its toll on the people of Iraq. In 2017, over 3.2 million people were forcibly displaced, mostly migrating to the northern region of the country. Today, many of them are still living as refugees, suffering from a lack of access to basic needs such as proper healthcare and equal employment opportunities. To add, Iraq plays host to over 260,000 Syrian refugees, many of whom also reside in the northern region.
Islamic Relief has been working in Iraq since 1997. Our goal is to provide emergency and long-term aid to vulnerable communities across the country including internally displaced people (IDPs) and Syrian refugees.
A few of our interventions include:
Thanks to you, we’ve been able to accomplish so much. But there’s still so much more to do. By continuing to support our efforts in Iraq, you can help make a difference in the lives of those in desperate need.