See some of the news and press coverage for the new hospital in Karbala.
Although Baraq Ali Ubaid is young, she has suffered a lot of trauma and hardship in her life. Her father was a truck driver that was killed by terrorists. Four months later, the grandfather caring for her was killed.
35-year-old Umm Bishra fled from her home and city to Tel Afar with thousands of families last June when their city was attacked by the crowd. Um Bushra has suffered a lot of misfortunes but considers herself lucky to be able to leave the war zone.
Khadija is a 16-year-old refugee from Tal’afar, which is a city in Northern Iraq. This year she would have enrolled in the 11th grade. Khadija was an honor student last year and was looking forward to preparing for college.
In collaboration with the Lady Fatemah (A.S) Charitable Trust (LFCT) Foundation, a non-profit, faith-based humanitarian NGO in the United Kingdom, DRF distributed around 800 solar lights along with their panels and accessories to the local inhabitants in the southern marshlands.
I am a seventh grader at DRF’s intermediate school. My name is Montathar Abed al-Rassol. My family and I lived in Diyalla, where my father worked and owned a shop. When I was child, I would spend a lot of time at his store.
Over 1.2 million Iraqis have been displaced. They have fled their homes with little to no possessions. Many have settle south of Baghdad. Thanks to its generous donors, Development and Relief Foundation has been able to provide some food, bedding, and most recently water, ice and thermoses.