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COVID-19 risks Deepening Mental Health Crisis for Yazidis

By Kate Denereaz, for AMAR International Charitable Foundation. Yazidis displaced in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq are particularly vulnerable to COVID-19. They also face a mental health crisis that the pandemic threatens to make worse. Zaid, 31, has just heard the news that a resident of Darashakran camp in Erbil has been diagnosed with COVID-19. […]

Enhancing Access to Psychosocial and Mental Health Services

UNFPA and Spain Join Efforts to Enhance Access to Psychosocial and Mental Health Services in Iraq The Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation (AECID) joined efforts with UNFPA to improve access to psychosocial, mental health, and GBV services to women and girls in Iraq through a contribution of €400,000 to the programme. The conflict in […]