Yazda staff will be presenting the Yezidi case in Central City on March 29th. This is a public event and all is welcome to join in this eye opening presentation. The speakers include Hadi Pir, Abid Shamdeen and Laila Khoudeida of the Yezidi community in Lincoln NE. Each speaker will discuss different topics related to the Yezidi case. The speakers will discuss the atrocities faced by the Yezidis and Christians in Iraq. Special thanks to Christie Ahlschwede-Abdul and Anna McHargue for organizing this event.
Over than 1,200 displaced families live in villages of Bait Nar and Mam Rchan \ Sheikhan – Dohuk province, most of those who live in the structures suffer from lack of heating means and basic requirements of life.
Through our team’s visits to this region we queried about the conditions of the displaced people, and saw that the status of displaced people, especially children is disastrous .Because of the bad roads that link the area to the region around and that the two villages are far away from Dohuk , the aid that reaches them is too few .
In Bajid Kandla camp which shelters thousands of displaced people , hundreds of humanitarian organizations reach their voice to the world and despite the presence of both Kurdistan and Iraq governments, there are hundreds of cases that are suffering from the winter cold, because there is no place anywhere to protect them.
WE, “Women Empowerment” will have various impacts on the community because of its
diverse nature. The increasing number of refugees all over Iraq and particularly in Kurdistan
is becoming a burden on the government and the society in general, and without the
collective efforts of local organizations the issue will get much worse. WE is the idea of five
Iraqi State Department Alumni who really came from different religious, educational,
After noticing the accumulation of garbage and the spread diseases in the camps Yazda NGO involved in the campaign of cleaning Bersvi camp in Zakho, which began on Monday ,23/2/2015 with the participation of many civil society organizations, including UNICEF, Howcar and other Organizations .
Yazda in collaboration with Humanity N.G.O distributed humanitarian aid to displaced families in Sheikhan – Mam Rchan & Bait Nar villages .
Relief materials included the following:
– 240 share of clothes
– 140 Winter coats
– 240 kids Boots
Through our visits to the camps we observed that the status of displaced children – as well as their families- is very bad and needs to emergency support.
Thousands of children suffer from a lack of the most basic necessities of life, especially clothing , baby milk and shoes . To the extent that the majority of children walking barefoot through this winter on the muddy lands of camps!
And the most important point is that kids do not get any education due to the lack of schools and kindergartens which could be disastrous for the future of an entire generation.
After sorting clothes, which reached to Yazda by “Hamburgs êzidische Community” , Yazda in collaboration with members of “Initiative for Ezidis around the World” distributed clothes as the following :
– 300 shares in Khanki structures
– 160 shares in the villages: Mserreqi and Kashi
Yazda voluntary team has finished sorting and classification operations of about 13 tons of clothing sent by “Hamburgs êzidische Community” in Germany.
In the next few days , Yazda N.G.O In collaboration with “Initiative for Ezidis around the World” will distribute about 65000 pieces of different types of clothing for all ages to displaced people in Dohuk province camps, where people are in dire need of support.