Literacy classes for IDPs

In November 2019, we started monthly literacy courses for women and boys. Due to the ISIL (Islamic State of Iraq and Levant) conflict, since August 2016, more than 227,655 individuals flew from Mosul. Now IDPs (internally displaces persons) stay in Jad’ah camps. Many of them

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Peace Warriors – support us in fighting for peace

Don’t be indifferent to violence, support us by mentioning the      hashtag انا محارب من اجل السلام# (I am a Peace Warrior) on your social media page. On Monday, 11th November 2019, we started a Peace Campaign in Nineveh province, inside and outside IDPs

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WE can do it: vocational training in Mosul

On October-November 2019, women of Mosul got the opportunity to acquire a new profession with the vocational training. In Al-Akhaa, 20 females are gaining sewing skills, and more than 100 – are in line for the courses. Women are 52% of beneficiaries, mostly because they

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Acquiring profession in post-conflict Mosul

Mosul youth got a chance to change their lives and learn a profession of barbering. 15 young men participated in monthly vocational training in Al-Akhaa. From 20th October to 20th November, the trainees will gain skills in barbering profession including hairdressing and shaving. All of

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Dialogues about returning Iraqi immigrants

It was an opportunity for us to visit the county and have look at reality, we wish you already all the best with your activities, – these were the words of the two delegates Mr. Freddy Roosemont, General Director, and Ms. Myriam Essiaf, Immigration Liaison

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Peace our Choice, – Children of Al-Akhaa

Iraq is recovering from the ISIS-war (ISIS – Islamic State of Iraq and Syria). Children, the most vulnerable victims, are becoming peace warriors. They can’t make a protest march, but they have another weapon – peace messages. Iraqi children passed their messages through drawings to

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Help – Hilfe zur Selbsthilfe and RNVDO enter into partnership

RNVDO is extending the range of partners for implementing new future programs. We are initiating a partnership with Help – Hilfe zur Selbsthilfe. The first step was already made: RNVDO and Help signed the Memorandum of Understanding between the organizations. This was concluded during the

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New Shelter. More than 1,500 Families relocated to Jad’ah Camps

The updated information was shared during a camp management coordination meeting, held on Wednesday, 25th September 2019, with the camp service providers. We recall that the decision of relocation of IDPs to camps Jad’ah 1-5 (the majority moved to Jad’ah 5 camp) was concluded on 1st September

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Work hard, play hard

RNVDO “family” increases the team spirit by conducting joint journeys and activities. Last weekend we spent at retreat workshop in Kasnazan town, in the west Erbil governorate.  The trip was held on Saturday, 28th September 2019.The fascinating program started with team building activities. The team

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No shelter after tribal confrontation

A few years ago, in this peaceful village Al-Adnaniya (Sinjar district of the Nineveh governorate, Iraq) where in about 4,000 families were living. Now, after a conflict between two religious groups, deserted houses are deteriorating. The feud between Arabs and Yazidis turned 1/3 of house

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Kindness not Weakness

We are starting a long trip for 20 months to enhance community relations in the Nineveh governorate, Iraq. “Promote peace and stability through inter-faith dialogue” project aims to heal war wounds, gather representatives of different religions and cultures by creating Peace Circles (PCs) with Mennonite

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Al Danaber Revolution. RNVDO issued historical book

Why this book? Al Danaber Revolution is written by Blawe Fathi Hamodi Alhamdoni and released in Al Waq Waq Town 2019. It represents the manifestation of courage and patriotism when a group of young Nineveh and volunteers started the biggest campaign to clean up the

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Draw your dream

Children of IDPs (internally displaced persons), who currently live in Jad’ah camps (southern Mosul, Iraq), release their talents with the drawing courses. The majority of the children in the camps doesn’t attend school, so RNVDO conducted the drawing courses for creating a good educational environment

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Gaining new skills – step up after losing shelter

Turning a new leaf sometimes can be difficult, especially for people, who lost their homes, but we try to give an opportunity for everyone. RNVDO conducts literacy lectures and carpentry courses for IDPs (internally displaced persons) in the camps. The literacy lessons provide self-development and

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Children support. Elise Care’s delegation visit to Al-Akhaa

Children are flowers in our lives – EliseCare delegation paid a visit to the community center in Al-Akhaa neighborhood, east of Mosul, which is managed by RNVDO. The meeting was held on Wednesday, 11th September 2019. EliseCare was headed by Ms. Elise Boghossian, the President

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IDPs relocation from Jad’ah 6 & Haj Ali camps

RNVDO started the process of relocation of families and individuals from the camps Jad’ah 6 and Haj Ali to other camps Jad’ah 1-5 (the majority moved to Jad’ah 5 camp), located in southern Mosul, Iraq. Already 566 families, and 2079 individuals relocated as at 11th

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Islamic Relief and RNVDO enters into partnership

RNVDO signed the partnership agreement with Islamic Relief-Iraq (IR) in Project ‘Emergency return of Iraqi Refugees from Al-Hol Camp in Syria to Iraq’. This was concluded during the second meeting held on Tuesday, 10th September 2019 through signing an agreement by the heads of both

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Networking and fundraising meetings

During the last week (1-5 September, 2019) RNVDO team held 6 meetings with potential partners: Islamic Relief Worldwide (IRW), Norwegian People’s Aid (NPA) Iraq, Samaritan’s Purse, Deutsche Welthungerhilfe e.V (WHH), and Terre de hommes (Tdh). RNVDO team during meetings gave a brief presentation about the

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IDPs will obtain lost documents

Internally displaced persons (IDPs), who stay in Jad’ah camps, now have an opportunity to obtain documents, lost during the relocation. This was concluded during a meeting held on Wednesday, 4th September, 2019 with the representative of the Iraqi Ministry of Interior (Civil department) and Mr.

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Cooperation for WASH, Livelihood and Social Cohesion

 August 2019       WHH currently has a major 4-year-length project in hand about Aquaculture, which needs to be implemented in Salah Aldin. WHH is looking for a local partner for this project. As though, the organizations (WHH and RNVDO) have a lot of

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Nineveh Governor visits RNVDO

On August 27, 2019 a delegation from Nineveh Governorate headed by the Governor Mr. Mansour al-Mareed paid a visit to RNVDO HQ office in Erbil. After shaking hands with all members of RNVDO-team, Mr. Mansour al-Mareed kindly agreed to have breakfast with senior management.  After the

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Partnership for water treatment and sanitation

Monday, August 26, RNVDO and the Bremen Overseas Research and Development Association (BORDA) had a very productive meeting regarding partnership for execution of WASH project in 2 schools.The meeting was attended by Mr. Mohammad Noor, Country Director along with Mr. Ali Jelal Senior Project Engineer

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RNVDO announces launch of campaign on genocide (Al khsvh)

As part of its social responsibility, (RNVDO) announces that it has launched a campaign that includes a series of measures to put governmental and international agencies before their humanitarian and moral duties towards the genocide massacre known as the “ Al khsvh” massacre, which killed

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Shukaran Jazeelan-Awards and Appreciation Ceremony

Shukaran Jazeelan-Awards and Appreciation Ceremony RNVDO organized the first ever awards and appreciation ceremony on 30th July, 2019 for its partner organizations those extended their support during and after the war in the country-Iraq. The event was attended by more than 75 people from different

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Campaign to remove the bush from the Jadah camps

July 2019 RNVDO launched campaign to remove the bush round the Jadah camps – south of Mosul as a precautionary plan to avoid the risk in the camp might cause if they burn, also from harmful insects. As the temperature rises, the camps management have

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Wheat Harvesting in Al-Hamdaniya District\ Al-Numroud

July 2019 Al Nimrud is primarily an agriculturally rich district. Of the 3000 families who have returned, 2200 depend on agriculture as the primary source of income. All the returnee families reported that the most important recovery need, was access to employment.  Alongside the collaboration

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Baby Show festival in Jadah camp

June 2019 / Iraq – Nineveh For purpose to increase the aware for women and new mothers RNVDO launched festival called baby show. This Awareness festival focused on the importance of breastfeeding and care for newborns, also included group of training sessions for more than

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RNVDO participated in Warsaw Humanitarian Expo

Warsaw – Poland  June 2019     Delegation carried with hopes of thousands of people in need for in Iraq and Syria, participated in Warsaw Humanitarian Expo. Representative RNVDO in the expo the director and general advisor of the NGO and they participated in the conference

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RNVDO opens a community center on the western side of Mosul

RNVDO opens a community center on the western side of MosulMay 2019 Nineveh IraqRNVDO has opened a community center in the Zangidi neighborhood of western Mosul, where the center is working to create a safe environment for children as well as psychosocial services.The center is

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Making Jedah Camp Greener

As summer is approaching and the weather is about to get warmer, RNVDO decided to plant some trees in Jedah camps as a part of big plan to increase the green areas in the camp. As the camp is located in a semi-desert area, the

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RNVDO Rehabilitates a School in Biji

After the liberation clashes in Salah Aldeen, the infrastructure of several places got damaged. By a request from the Education Sub-cluster of Salah Aldeen province, RNVDO has rehabilitated the primary school Smood in Malha village / Biji. The school got damaged and infiltrating the rainwater

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Mosul Ferry Incident

RNVDO extends its condolences to the people of Mosul on the tragic accident of the ferry sink. Based on its responsibilities towards the honorable people of Mosul, RNVDO decided: – Formation of an emergency team to carry out the task of the immediate transfer of the

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IDPs in Hajj Ali –Update, 12 August

New arrivals • Around 500 more civilians (majority children) were brought by the Iraqi Army to the schools run by RNIDPO last night, bringing the total to around 1000 individuals at the site. • The Iraqi Army brought them despite RNIDPO saying they were at

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IDPs arriving in Hajj Ali Shelter

Because of overcrowding in Debaga camp, the Iraqi Army has changed its approach regarding civilians in newly liberated towns in the Al Qayyarah area. Rather than evacuate villages and leave them empty, they are now trying to encourage civilians to stay in their homes. However,

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