SVT – Qandil

 SVT – Swedish television is reporting about the work that Qandil is doing for the refugees coming out of the city of Mosul. Sveriges television rapporterar om det arbete som Qandi gör för flyktingarna som kommer ut från staden Mosoul

Interview with Al-Jazeera Arabic Channel

Interview with Al-Jazeera Arabic Channel from Qandil on Vimeo. QANDIL Country Director Lawk Ahmad is interviewed by Al Jazeera Arabic concerning the situation for IDPs who are fleeing the conflict in Mosul. Lawk explains that one of the main challenges faced by humanitarians working with IDPs who have been living under areas controlled by ISIS. He notes that a key problem is that any papers documenting life changing events, births, marriages, deaths, etc issued during this time are not legitimate … read more

Fadimedagarna 2017

Qandil supports GAPF and is a cooperationpartner at this important event, to prevent and work against honor violence. The event take place in Stockholm at Berns the 22 of January Qandil stödjer och är samverkanspartner med GAPF och arbetar mot hedersvåd gör det du ocskå. Link: Fadimedagarna 2017

Irak: Återvänder till ruiner

Qandil work mentioned in the Finnish Foreign Ministry’s newspaper Kehitys-Development. Terrorgruppen Islamiska staten tappar allt mer terräng i Irak. En del yazidier återvänder hem, men rädslan är stor att något liknande ska ske igen.  I Sinjar City, tidigare den största staden i Sinjar-distriktet i nordvästra Irak, flankeras gatorna av sönderbombade byggnader. Den arabiska varianten av bokstaven Y är sprayat på många av de raserade husens väggar. Y markerar att husen tillhörde familjer från den etnoreligiösa gruppen yazidier. De sprayades dit … read more

More winterisation kits

QANDIL and the UNHCR supplied more winterisation kits to the IDPs situated in Zakho area and Duhok governorate and benefited: ~ 278 families in Izawa and Darkar living in unfinished buildings ~ 580 families in Khrab Babk living in unfinished buildings ~ 458 families in Bajed Kandala Camp ~ 490 families provided with plastic sheets in Dalal City, Zakho ~ 770 families in Bardarash Tent Settlement and Bardarash town ~ 683 families in Shekhan town ~ 1160 families in Khanke … read more

Fast increase of refugees from Syria

The rapid increase of refugees from Syria due to the war will continue. Qandil is at the moment about to provide better living conditions for tens of thousands of the refugees that has now reached more than 150,000 in Iraq. Beside’s Domiz camp that now hosts more than 55,000 refugees, we are involved in other new camps, for example Darash Shakran, where we will provide permanent tents and sanitary systems, like toilettes and showers. Darasshakran camp in Erbil Governorate was … read more