Tonights episode of Foreign Correspondent on the ABC provided a good description of the events of 2014 when ISIS swept into the Yazidi region of Sinjar, murdered thousands of men and old women, took boys hostage and kidnapped young women to be sold as slaves.
It is 8 years since ISIS murderers attempted to exterminate all Ezidi people. Use this link to view the video on ‘Nadia’s Initiative’, which explains who the Ezidi are, what happened on August 3, 2014 and the continuing impact on the Ezidi community. &lt;/p&gt; See also the Facebook page of Nadia’s Initiative.
New Housing Project:The 2,471 refugee families in Shariya camp (totalling approximately 19,000 individuals) have been given permission to replace their worn out tents with cement block homes. For the refugees who have been living in these tents for the past 8 years, it is a relief that the Kurdish government has given permission for the … Continue reading Building Hope
This Christmas and New Year we have raised $A15,000 to purchase warm clothes for refugee children for .
It was our pleasure to once again be invited by the non-government organisation “The Lotus Flower” to partner in this annual Appeal. This is our third year where the money we raise is used to purchase warm jackets, socks and boots for refugee children in Kurdistan. The cold winter is settling into Kurdistan making life … Continue reading 2021 Christmas Winter Appeal
Urgent Fire Appeal following a disastrous fire in Shariya camp, Kurdistan, Northern Iraq: