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    International Refugees day

    June 20th 2017 was International refugee Day so what better day to have L’AFAM’s Peace Education Football cup? L’AFAM President Shirin Azadpour attended the joyful event with representatives from the Kurdistan regional government, the department of displaced persons and refugees, Pepsi Cola and Korek sponsors, and representatives from Barzani Foundation,

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    International Children’s day in Duhok

    By Romane H. On June 1st 2017, in the camp of Sharya, the International Children’s Day took place. This event was organized thanks to the collaboration of several actors who contributed to its organization: the l’AFAM local team in Duhok, the Barzani NGO team, the Mission East NGO and the

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    Sharya football and Volleyball Teams

    by Romane H. Football tournament The rehabilitation of young people living in the camps is one of the priorities of our NGO. As a vehicle for social cohesion, respect and tolerance, while being a source of pleasure and relaxation, sport is an appropriate means of action. With this in mind,

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    l’AFAM activities ongoing in Sharya camp

    l’AFAM NGO school in Sharya camp   The Hygienist group of l’AFAM continues the health mapping of the Sharya camp and provides hygiene and health advice to the refugees The AFAM NGO sewing workshop is moving to permanent shelter. The workshop is preparing an ethnic line of clothes for sale

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    l’AFAM’s new mobile health unit

    In support of the AFAM hygienist group, we have proudly commissioned a mobile health unit in the Sharya camp. This ambulance will be staying in the Sharya camp and available for transport of people in need to the medical facilities of Duhok. Our team continues the health mapping. They will continue

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    L’AFAM helps refugees in Shinjar (Shingal)

    L’AFAM NGO and the Department of Migration and Displaced People have brought, in partnership, humanitarian aid including 200 portable kerosen heating units to 50 families in Shinjar The representative of l’AFAM NGO, the doctor supervising the Yezidis medecine students hired by l’AFAM NGO in the camps of SHARIA and KAPRATOU

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    Creation of a health care and orientation group

         L’AFAM has set up a health care and orientation group in the camps of Kabarto 1 and Sharya in Duhok This group of hygienists is formed by a team of medical students recruited in the camps under the supervision of a Doctor from the camp as team leader

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    FASHION SHOW IN DUHOK!

    The sewing workshop organized by L’AFAM is well busy preparing the Duhok Fashion show which will take place in December 2016. L’AFAM and Babylon Media are joining efforts to allow a group of workers, from the camp of Kapratou to create a series of dresses. All the dresses are made

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    AFAM, an NGO helping women in Iraqi Kurdistan

    By Sinatou Saka Source: http://m.rfi.fr/moyen-orient/20161124-afam-une-ong-secours-femmes-kurdistan-irakien-yezidi-violence   One of the most extreme cases of violence against women in recent years has been the treatment of jihadists in the Islamic State group against Yezidi women and girls in Iraqi Kurdistan. A French NGO helps them to restore hope. When the city of

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    L’AFAM opens a kindergarten/ nursery school in Sharia camp

    The echo of the message of support from Senator Bruno Retailleau, Chairman of the Liaison Group for Reflection and Solidarity with Christians and Minorities in the Middle East, as well as Senator Jacky Deromedi Secretary of this Group gives momentum to l’AFAM projects. Thanks to the financial support from Senator