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Incredible new videos from our rehabilitation team in Iraq

Emergency Rehabilitation
Iraq

New videos give amazing insight into the work of our teams supporting disabled and vulnerable people who fled the fighting in Mosul.

Physio Mohammad with Adbel Rahman, who lost his leg in a bombing, Mosul.

Physio Mohammad with Adbel Rahman, who lost his leg in a bombing, Mosul. | © E. Fourt/Handicap International

In October 2016, the Iraqi armed forces launched a military offensive to retake Mosul, Iraq. Since then, over one million civilians have been displaced. 

In recent weeks, the final assault was launched on Mosul’s Old City, where hundreds of thousands of people were still trapped and the fighting considerably intensified. Handicap International's teams have been taking action to protect civilians and support disabled and vulnerable people.

Abdallah's greatest wish

 

"I don't work as a physiotherapist, I live as one"

 

Salah has one goal: to take care of his children

 

Warda is determined to recover

 

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