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We asked refugee children to tell us what they need after a crisis June 25, 2016

World Vision’s view is to take into account voices of young people. Over the past ten years World Vision has spoken to more than 11,000 children in various emergencies about their experiences and what they need after a disaster or crisis. 

Learning and fun for displaced children in Iraq June 03, 2016

In February 2015, World Vision started the Let Us Learn project to support displaced children living in two camps and in host communities in the Dohuk area of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq.

Searing Heatwave Puts Children at Risk October 01, 2015

Close to a million children in Iraq refugee camps face severe water shortages as sandstorms and heatwave hit the Middle East.

An art therapist comes home to work with women and children March 08, 2015

Through World Vision, Jwan went back to her war-torn native country Iraq to help women and children in their healing process though art. “My personal goal for this program is to bring a smile back to the displaced children’s faces”.

Plastic tarps protect against wind and rain but not against cold December 03, 2014

“It’s been very cold,” says Misreh, 30, who lives under stitched pieces of plastic sheeting with 15 others in her family. Displaced Iraqis need  winterisation assistance.

No gas, no money, and a harsh winter on the way December 01, 2014

More than 600,000 displaced Iraqis are in desperate need of winter assistance as temperatures continue to drop, and the mountainous region of Kurdish-controlled Iraq receives its first snows. 

 

More than 500 Schools in Dahuk Province Occupied by Displaced Persons October 20, 2014

Naima's first child’s birth was not in her hometown in the Sinjar district of Iraq’s Nineva Province as she had imagined.  It was several days away on foot, over desert and mountains.