Tag Archives | AMAR International Charitable Foundation

AMAR's Trauma Therapy Training Begins

Thanks to the incredible support our Escaping Darkness Appeal has received, mental health care training has now officially started in Dohuk!   Focusing on conflict-related trauma, the training is helping to boost the response to Iraq’s mental health care crisis. Thousands of Iraqis are suffering from complex conflict-related trauma, and rates of depression, anxiety and […]

Appeal to Help Yazidi Women Traumatised by ISIS

AMAR launches appeal to help Yazidi women and girls traumatised by ISIS British charity, the AMAR International Charitable Foundation, will on Wednesday launch an appeal to raise $500,000 (£300,000) to help treat  thousands of young Yazidi women and girls who have suffered shocking mental trauma after being kidnapped and sexually abused by Islamic State (IS/ISIS) terrorists. […]

IBBC hosts ‘Basrah: Open for Business’ Conference

IBBC hosts ‘Basrah: Open for Business’ Conference in partnership with IENA The Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC), in partnership with the Iraq Energy Academy (IENA), held a successful conference ‘Basrah: Open for Business’ at the Shams Al Basrah Hotel on the 5th October 2015. Baroness Nicholson of Winterbourne, Executive Chairman of IBBC and UK Trade […]

Video: Escaped Yazidi Girls Tell their Stories

More than 5,000 Yazidi women are still being kepts as slaves by ISIS (Islamic State, IS, ISIL). The AMAR International Charitable Foundation has produced three short videos in which girls who managed to escape tell their horrific experiences at the hands of the rapists in ISIS. Their suffering is very much why AMAR is working […]

AMAR Ramadan Food Box Appeal

Ramadan is almost here and we need your help! Support a displaced Iraqi family in Baghdad and Najaf this Ramadan by providing a food box for just £35. It's simple...you donate, they get a box packed full of essential food and sanitary items lasting two weeks. No donation is too small. Please donate today! Please […]

Shell Staff Raise Money for AMAR

Shell Iraq staff dug deep into their own pockets to raise money for the AMAR International Charitable Foundation. They collected almost £10,000 ($14,700), which Shell management generously agreed to double. The photo from Khanke IDP camp near Dohuk today show AMAR staff distributing essential supplies for babies and young children which were bought with some […]

British Charity Opens Clinic for Refugees

British Charity Opens Medical Clinic for Iraqi Refugees in Najaf The British-Iraqi charity, the AMAR International Charitable Foundation, has opened a clinic in the Iraqi city of Najaf to give medical assistance to the 70,000 refugees who fled to the region from the Islamic State (ISIL/Daesh). The majority of the Internally Displaced People (IDPs) are […]

Short Term Investment Essential for Long Term Benefit

By John Lee. Delivering the keynote speech to the Al-Kindi Society for Engineers forum -- The Role of Engineering during Iraq's Crisis -- in London at the weekend, Baroness Emma Nicholson of Winterbourne (pictured) emphasised that short term investment in Iraqi infrastructure was essential for the long term benefit of the country. Baroness Nicholson, who […]

Interview: Helping the People of Iraq

By Padraig O’Hannelly. Readers of Iraq Business News will already know Baroness (Emma) Nicholson of Winterbourne (pictured) as the UK’s Trade Envoy to Iraq, and as Chairman of the Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC). We met with her recently to discuss the work of her charity, the AMAR International Charitable Foundation, which is facing new […]

Charity Chairman Visits Front Line

The Chairman of the British-based AMAR International Charitable Foundation, Baroness (Emma) Nicholson of Winterbourne, met the man commanding Peshmerga forces in the Kurdish region of Iraq on Friday and was given a full briefing on the latest situation on the battle against ISIS. Baroness Nicholson has flown into Erbil to meet AMAR’s medical teams treating […]

Urgent Appeal to Help Refugees

British Charity Makes Urgent Appeal to Help Refugees Fleeing Islamic State A British-run charity has launched an emergency appeal to help the many hundreds of thousands of people forced from their homes by the Islamic State (IS) fighters in Iraq. The AMAR International Charitable Foundation is one of the only organisations offering help to families […]