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Iraqi Kurdistan. Good quality water already flows from the taps!

Residents of the Iraqi settlement Shev Baluka have access to drinking water! Just a few months ago they were trying to deliver it by connecter garden hoses, and today water already flows from the taps. It is one of several places in Iraqi Kurdistan, where the PCPM Foundation develops the savage network. Soon works will also start in the federal part of Iraq.

Iraqi fields like deserts. Thanks to PCPM, residents have access to water

Bibava and Kame are Iraqi villages located far from the center of the Sheikhan District and inhabited by dozens of many-children-families trying to make a living by working in the fields and sheep farming. They are “trying” because the temperature exceeds 40 degrees for six months of the year, and the drought has turned the surrounding fields into a desert. The PCPM Foundation found a solution and took care of access to water in this area. Water is already gushing from the ground - reports Jarek Zarychta from Iraqi Kurdistan.

PCPM in Northern Iraq. What are we doing there?

Nearly a million refugees have found rescue in Iraqi Kurdistan. These are families who have fled the persecution of the so-called Islamic State or the terror of the war in Syria. Cities here are growing at a dizzying pace and local authorities and institutions need expert support to tackle the many challenges and problems facing the whole region.

How to solve the problems of cities in northern Iraq?

Iraqi Kurdistan has become a rescue for almost a million refugees. Families who fled the persecution of the Islamic State or the terror of the war in Syria. Cities are expanding at a dizzying pace here, and local authorities and institutions need expert support to be able to face a number of challenges and problems of the entire region.

We train medics in the West Bank in Palestine (2019)

Although paramedics are not lacking in the West Bank, Palestine, proper training is, and that is what the Polish Centre for International Aid (PCPM) is providing to the Palestinian population.

PCPM trains local authorities in Iraqi Kurdistan

Nowadays in Kurdistan we can observe a strong attitude of “teach a man to fish” regarding local citizens. After defeating the so-called Islamic State, it is finally possible. The situation in Northern Iraq is stabilizing. However, the process of achieving fully independence is not easy, due to the negative impact of financial crisis in 2014, provoked by low oil prices and investment outflow. PCPM actions support local governmental institutions in raising funds for the most important tasks.

Job for qualified experts for short-term missions (7-14 days) in Iraq

PCPM IS SEEKING FOR QUALIFIED EXPERTS IN THE AREAS OF: WATER, SANITATION AND HYGIENE (WASH), SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT, LOCAL ECONOMY DEVELOPMENT, COMMUNITY PARTICIPATION.

PCPM will deliver 500 homes to war-torn Mosul

Mosul, devastated by the civil war, can hardly be called a place where normal life can take place. After the military defeat of ISIS, residents could return to their homes - but the problem is that they have nothing to return to. The Polish Center for International Aid (PCPM) will help them rebuild cities and towns that have turned into ruins.