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Mission East is operational in Iraq with a Team of Emergency Experts

Internally displaced in Northern Iraq. (Photo by Mission East)

The Danish emergency organisation Mission East has established a team of emergency aid experts on the ground in Northern Iraq which is currently witnessing one the largest humanitarian crises in the world. The team will secure clean water, food and shelter for internally displaced Christians and Yazidis in the Dohuk Governorate. 

By Per Bergholdt Jensen



The beekeepers on the mountain

Heba is learning how to become a beekeeper. She hopes to be able to sell her honey in the future. Foto: Michael Schmidt

On Mount Sinjar in Northern Iraq Mission East helps local Yazidis to create a new life for themselves. The activities include beekeeping and growing vegetables in large greenhouses.

By Kim Wiesener, Communications Manager



The children feel safe at the centre

Yusuf (in the middle) seems like a happy little boy – but he suffers from nightmares. Photo: Michael Schmidt

More than 600 children attend the Mission East child centre in a poor neighbourhood in the Iraqi city of Kirkuk. Most of them have been displaced by war. At the centre they can play, learn and process the often harrowing experiences they have been through.

By Kim Wiesener, Communication Manager, November 2017

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