Aid Gas Attack Survivors in Halabja Kurdistan Iraq

by Jiyan Foundation for Human Rights
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Aid Gas Attack Survivors in Halabja Kurdistan Iraq
Aid Gas Attack Survivors in Halabja Kurdistan Iraq
Aid Gas Attack Survivors in Halabja Kurdistan Iraq
Aid Gas Attack Survivors in Halabja Kurdistan Iraq
Aid Gas Attack Survivors in Halabja Kurdistan Iraq
Aid Gas Attack Survivors in Halabja Kurdistan Iraq
Aid Gas Attack Survivors in Halabja Kurdistan Iraq
Aid Gas Attack Survivors in Halabja Kurdistan Iraq
Aid Gas Attack Survivors in Halabja Kurdistan Iraq
Aid Gas Attack Survivors in Halabja Kurdistan Iraq
Aid Gas Attack Survivors in Halabja Kurdistan Iraq
Aid Gas Attack Survivors in Halabja Kurdistan Iraq
Aid Gas Attack Survivors in Halabja Kurdistan Iraq
Aid Gas Attack Survivors in Halabja Kurdistan Iraq
Aid Gas Attack Survivors in Halabja Kurdistan Iraq
Aid Gas Attack Survivors in Halabja Kurdistan Iraq
Aid Gas Attack Survivors in Halabja Kurdistan Iraq
Aid Gas Attack Survivors in Halabja Kurdistan Iraq
Aid Gas Attack Survivors in Halabja Kurdistan Iraq

Summary

On March 16 1988 civilians from the city of Halabja were bombarded with mustard gas and the deadly nerve agent sarin by Iraqi fighter jets of Saddam Hussein's horrific regime. One of the most infamous events of the Anfal Genocide, the effects this chemical attack have had lasting repercussions for survivors and their families. Nearly 35 years later thousands of survivors suffer from cancer, miscarriages (miscarriages in Halabja still outnumber live births), birth abnormalities and PTSD.

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Challenge

On March 16, 1988 civilians from the city of Halabja were bombarded with mustard gas and the deadly nerve agent sarin by Iraqi fighter jets of Saddam Hussein's horrific regime. Nearly 35 years after one of the most infamous events of the Anfal Genocide, thousands of survivors suffer from cancer, miscarriages (miscarriages in Halabja still outnumber live births), birth abnormalities still-births, respiratory, vision, and mental-health conditions.

Solution

Together with local specialists the Jiyan Foundation for Human Rights provides medication and psychotherapy to survivors and their families. All proceeds from this campaign support the Jiyan Foundation Treatment Center in Halabja and direct relief for survivors of the 1988 chemical attack.

Long-Term Impact

Jiyan Foundation's programs are free of charge to all patients for as long as they are needed. Many chronic conditions require life-long treatment and medication. Many children born to parents who lived through the attack have lasting health conditions, therefore Jiyan Foundation for Human Rights has taken a multi-generational approach to providing treatment to survivors of these horrific events.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).

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Organization Information

Jiyan Foundation for Human Rights

Location: Berlin - Germany
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Twitter: @JiyanFoundation
Project Leader:
Joshua Governale
Berlin, Germany
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