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QANDIL is a not-for-profit, non-governmental, non-political, and non-religious humanitarian aid organization that was founded in 1991 in Stockholm, Sweden.

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Sitting in New York, London, or even just in Erbil, it is easy to grow sheltered to the events unfolding just across the border in Ninewah. However, with each passing day the Mosul crisis grows more complex, more difficult and more challenging. The humanitarian community is stretched. It is coping, but it is stretched. QANDIL, like others, upscaled ahead of the Mosul operation and in a previous piece the role of Mohammed Jabber, a long-term QANDIL staff member, was highlighted. … read more

Mosul is the second largest city in Iraq, which since 2014, has been behind a wall of secrecy. In June of that year, ISIS or Daesh took control of the location, securing a foothold in Northern Iraq, with cross border access to Syria. Information about the conditions inside the city trickled out, accompanying the refugees and IDPs that sought shelter in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI). QANDIL, not new to the context of the KRI, has been assisting many … read more

With the generous support of UNHCR, QANDIL has relocated its PARC office in Erbil. QANDIL will now be able to continue to provide people with the highest possible quality of service to meet the expanded needs of the KRI. The location of the new office is detailed in the in the link.

Karouk Said, Qandil, board member in an interview by the Swedish Radio from Qandil on Vimeo.

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