20 08, 2017

Thousands of Civilians Fleeing Telafar Are at Extreme Risk

By | 2017-08-20T12:34:47+00:00 August 20th, 2017|Categories: News|0 Comments

(Baghdad, 20 August 2017): Thousands of civilians are expected to flee from Telafar and surrounding communities during the Iraqi military operation to retake these areas from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). “Thousands of people are fleeing Telafar for safety,” said Lise Grande, the Humanitarian Coordinator for Iraq. “Families are trekking for 10 [...]

6 07, 2017

One Of WRO’s Own

By | 2017-07-12T15:36:47+00:00 July 6th, 2017|Categories: Featured Posts, News|0 Comments

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k4hv1PCQbik   Full Story Helping displaced women heal in Iraq The same week that Salima Suliman Muza’a attained her Bachelor of Arts degree in Mathematics, her family was forced to flee its home in Sinjar, Iraq, as ISIS was attacking the area. They left everything behind. While Salima was away at university, not living at home [...]

24 05, 2017

WRO is hiring – Project Team Leader

By | 2017-05-25T11:10:53+00:00 May 24th, 2017|Categories: News|0 Comments

Project Team Leader WRO is hiring a team leader for an upcoming Child Protection (CP) and Gender Based Violence (GBV) camp-setting project. Responsibilities: Lead and supervise all team activities Oversee Case Management, PSS & Outreach Work Coordinate with service providers and local community members on site Coordinate with Project Manager Understand, develop and utilize referral pathways [...]

18 05, 2017

Cholera Awareness Sessions in Shekhan Camp

By | 2017-05-22T07:45:18+00:00 May 18th, 2017|Categories: News|0 Comments

As a result of the recent conflict and internal displacement of hundreds of thousands to the Kurdistan region of Iraq, there is an increased risk of outbreaks of Cholera due to strains on housing, water supplies and sanitation. WRO and Harikar Organization, in partnership with UNFPA, conducted awareness-raising sessions in Shekhan Camp, Ninewa, on the causes, [...]

17 05, 2017

GBV Community Engagement in Bajid Kandala Camp

By | 2017-05-22T07:43:17+00:00 May 17th, 2017|Categories: News|0 Comments

WRO, in partnership with UNHCR, conducted gender based violence (GBV) trainings to the community within Bajid Kandala Camp this month. These workshops aim to educate members on the roots of GBV, to help create protective and cohesive communities in which women can feel empowered. By working with the local community it is hoped that sustainable and [...]

16 05, 2017

We are now closed for applications for our new Capacity Building Program!

By | 2017-05-22T07:44:02+00:00 May 16th, 2017|Categories: News|0 Comments

Last month many local organizations met with WRO to discuss the fantastic opportunity of being selected to take part in our new Capacity Building program, in partnership with United Nations Democracy Fund (UNDEF) This week the selection panel met to review the applications and determine the 10 organizations shortlisted. This two year program will help boost the [...]

14 05, 2017

Recreational activities for children in retaken areas of Ninewa

By | 2017-05-22T07:44:31+00:00 May 14th, 2017|Categories: News|0 Comments

This month saw great successes for our Child Protection partnership projects with UNICEF in retaken areas of Ninewa. In the area of Deril, Mosul district, our services have been providing children with the opportunity of making their own handicrafts such as jewelry and paintings. We were so impressed by the results produced by the children over [...]

2 05, 2017

Awareness Sessions on Child Labour in area of Kes-Khrab

By | 2017-05-22T11:22:03+00:00 May 2nd, 2017|Categories: News|0 Comments

WRO's mobile team, in partnership with UNICEF, held two awareness-raising sessions in the area of Kes-Khrab, to inform the community on the harmful effects of child labour. Child labour often means that education opportunities are often neglected, hindering these children from obtaining the same chances and prospects in the future as their peers. These awareness sessions [...]

30 04, 2017

Distributions of core relief items to newly displaced populations

By | 2017-05-22T11:13:44+00:00 April 30th, 2017|Categories: News|0 Comments

In April this year we distributed core relief kits to residents of Khazer and Hasansham Camps. These kits consisted of clothes, shoes, blankets, mattresses and other dignity and hygiene items. Over the period of March and April WRO has provided these kits for 10,019 residents of these camps. Thanks to our generous donors, LWF, and the [...]