Iraq Content Archive

Iraq: Overview

February 23, 2015- Brutal ISIS Tactics Create New Levels Of Trauma Among Iraqis

January 5, 2015- The Lives of Syrian Survivors in an Iraq Refugee Camp

March 21, 2013 - Global Research: Civilians in an Occupied Land - The Iraqi Resistance Movement

March 20, 2013 - International Medical Corps Marks Ten Years in Iraq

March 20, 2013 - A Decade of Change for Women in Iraq

March 19, 2013 - A Decade-Long Struggle to Rebuild Iraq’s Health System

March 18, 2013 - CNN: Iraq, 10 Years Later - A People in Need

June 18, 2012 - A Survey of National Physicians Working in an Active Conflict Zone: The Challenges of Emergency Medical Care in Iraq

May 22, 2012 - Justice for Children in Iraq: Bassam's Story

January 25, 2012 - Empowering Iraqi Youth

April 29, 2011 - International Medical Corps Emergency Response Team Reaches Northern Iraq Flood Victims with Critical Supplies

June, 2010 - UNICEF Humanitarian Action Report 2010: Safe Water and Sanitation Improves Quality of Education to School Children in Iraq 

April 4, 2010 - IRIN News: Iraq: Health system needs years of work 

VIDEO - CNN Impact Your World: Iraqi Paramedic Training by International Medical Corps (April 1, 2010)

November 25, 2009 -For Baghdad Women, Literacy and Economic Opportunity are Critical Issues in the January Election

November 12, 2009 -Haret Hrek Center: More than a Center, a Second Home

October 28, 2009 - International Medical Corps Aids Wounded in Deadliest Iraqi Bombings Since 2007

August 18, 2009 - Violence Maelstorm Prompts Quick Coordinated Response from International Medical Corps in Iraq

June 22, 2009 - First Comprehensive Iraqi Training Course in Emergency Medicine Helps Local Paramedics Save Lives

VIDEO - Child-Friendly Spaces in Iraq (March 31, 2009)

March 20, 2009 - Addressing Iraq's Water Crisis

March 4, 2009- International Medical Corps Applauds President Obama's Promise to Help Iraqis Impacted by the War in Iraq

February 12, 2009- International Medical Corps Assists the Iraqi Ministry of Health in Developing a Comprehensive Emergency Medical System for Iraq

December 4, 2008- Iraqi Christians Fleeing Violence in Mosul Receive Assistance from International Medical Corps in Lebanon

November 26, 2008- Ministry of Displacement and Migration Opens Returnee Assistance Center in Baghdad; International Medical Corps Offers Key Support

November 19, 2008-More Than Words: The Iraq Story Project

November 17, 2008-International Medical Corps and UNICEF Partner to Halt Outbreaks of Cholera

October 30, 2008 - International Medical Corps Delivers Emergency Supplies to 8,000 Displaced Christians from Mosul

October 15, 2008 - International Medical Corps Stepping Up Emergency Assistance to Displaced Christians in Northern Iraq

October 01, 2008 - The Children of Sadr City: Restored Hope for an Education

September 10, 2008 - Playing in Safety: A Child-Friendly Space in Baghdad

September 07, 2008 - A Workshop for Mothers That Helps Their Children

August 11, 2008 - International Medical Corps Partners with Independent High Electoral Commission of Iraq

July 28, 2008 - Helping Doctors to Help Iraqis with Mental Health Problems

May 27, 2008 - Iraq Football Legend Finds Team in International Medical Corps

May 05, 2008 -International Medical Corps Executive Testifies Before Congress; Repeats Call for Humanitarian Surge in Iraq

April 29, 2008 -Preparing for the Worst in Karbala, Iraq

April 14, 2008 - Concerned Over Crisis - International Medical Corps Calls for Long-Term Assistance to Iraqis

April 9, 2008 - International Medical Corps Assists People of Sadr City

April 2, 2008 - Curfew Affects Health and Livelihood of Iraqis – International Medical Corps Responds

March 25, 2008 - International Medical Corps Health Alert

January 13, 2008 -International Medical Corps Calls for Humanitarian Surge in Iraq

January 3, 2008 - International Medical Corps Signs onto Letter Asking U.S. to Take Lead in Iraqi Refugee Crisis

December 13, 2007 - International Medical Corps Calls for "Humanitarian Surge" in Iraq

November 07, 2007 - “I Have Lost Everything”

November 05, 2007 - Iraq: Empowering Women in the Marshlands

October 4, 2007 - Americares and International Medical Corps Airlift Relief for Cholera Outbreak in Iraq

September 5, 2007 - World-Class Burn Surgeon Helps Reconstruct Iraq

September 4, 2007 - Assisting More Iraqis in Crisis - International Medical Corps Starts New Programs in Jordan

August 31, 2007 - International Medical Corps Responds to Deadly Cholera Outbreak in Iraq

May 11, 2007 - In Exchange for Security, Fleeing Iraqis Face Poverty and Lack of Opportunity

April 2, 2007 - Iraqis Face Severe Poverty, Declining Health, and Lack of Schooling

January 29, 2007 - Iraqis on the move: Sectarian displacement in Baghdad

January 29, 2007 - Selected findings and conclusions, Iraqis on the move: Sectarian displacement in Baghdad, January 2007

January 28, 2004 -Clean Water and a Healthy Iraq

December 01, 2003 - Winter Aid Received by Leprosy Colony

October 01, 2003 - Kurdish Iraqis Bring About Positive Changes with Persistence and Passion

September 01, 2003 - Baghdad Hospitals Receive More Than a Facelift

July 28, 2003 - Thi Qar—Post War Dreams, Miracles, and Opportunities

July 16, 2003 - First-Ever National Nursing Conference Held in Baghdad with International Medical Corps Support

June 01, 2003 - International Medical Corps Baghdad: Giving Iraqi Nurses a Lift

May 01, 2003 - Dr. Bud Alpert: Mountaineering in the Flatlands of Iraq

April 01, 2003 - Marsh Arabs--a healthy future in an ancient culture

March 01, 2003 - An Infusion of Life at the Nassariyah General Hospital

February 01, 2003 - Revitalizing Primary Health Care in Thi Qar

January 01, 2003 - Revitalizing Primary Health Care in Thi Qar  

December 01, 2002 - International Medical Corps Equips Iraqi Communities to Treat Child Malnutrition

November 01, 2002 - Doc Goodman & Team Nasiriya: Another Dusty Day

October 01, 2002 - From Sierra Leone to Iraq—Ambassador Melrose in Action

CNN Impact Your World: Iraqi Paramedic Training by International Medical Corps

Child-Friendly Spaces
Limiting the risk of long-term health problems in Iraq

Fleeing Mosul for Safety
See a slideshow of the emergency response

Livelihood Slideshow
Iraq: From Relief to Self-Reliance

Sadr City Slideshow
International Medical Corps Assists People in Sadr City

Getting the the Root of the Problem

Helping the helpers to save lives
In a country where medics fear for their safety, a training program is making a difference

No Direction Home
An NGO Perspective on Iraqi Refugees and IDP's

Iraqis on the move
Sectarian Displacement in Baghdad


For 30 years, International Medical Corps has worked to relieve the suffering of those impacted by war, natural disaster and disease by delivering vital health care services that focus on training, helping devastated populations return to self-reliance.


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