EMERGENCY's commitment to building a culture of peace is being demonstrated every day in Ashti Camp.
Unfortunately, Ghofran and Akram have another thing in common: they both lost a leg to a bomb while they were playing in their homes.
Waiting for appointments at the Ashti IDP Camp.
Omer Hussan Ahmed, 62, was was injured by a landmine in 1996.
In 2003, Baraq Qahtan Dharee’s parents stepped on a landmine in Kirkuk as her father was carrying her.
Qutaiba Ahmed, 33, lost a leg after a shell hit his house during the Second Gulf War.
Earlier this year, world-renowned photographer Giles Duley visited EMERGENCY's projects in Iraq to document the civilian impact of the Battle for Mosul.
On Sunday evening, a magnitude 7.2 earthquake hit the eastern area of Iraq, on the border with Iran, causing hundreds of deaths and thousands of injuries.
Ahlam is a beautiful girl, with a bewitching stare, black hair and a little Hello Kitty necklace.
"It's a great day for us and the 15 former patients who have graduated."