News

18 Aug
Protecting civilians in conflict
World Humanitarian Day 2017, Core Humanitarian Standard, Iraq Crisis
18 Aug
Experiences of refugees and LWF field staff in conflict areas
Members of the Hungarian Interchurch Aid delegation and LWF staff visited Davudiya refugee camp near Dohuk, where more than 700 Christian, Yazidi and Muslim families live. Photo: ELCH Northern Diocese
14 Jun
Ecumenical witness among persecuted Iraqis
Department for World Service, Refugees, Displaced Persons, Evangelical Lutheran Church in Hungary, DWS, Iraq Crisis
14 Jun
Hungarian church support for minorities and disadvantaged groups
A mother prepares a meal for her children. The family fled from Mosul a few weeks ago and now lives in Debaga camp. All images: LWF/ Seivan Salim
17 Oct
Relief goods for Mosul refugees
Syria Crisis, Syria, Mosul, Iraq, Iraq Crisis
17 Oct
Thousands have fled to Debaga camp
Children enjoy recreation activities in an area designated for women at the Davudija camp for internally displaced people, Dohuk, north Iraq. Photo: LWF/Seivan Salim
15 Apr
Deep gratitude to Polish church for refugee support
Evangelical Church of the Augsburg Confession in Poland, Iraq Crisis
15 Apr
Junge: LWF churches share the vocation of serving people in need
Women-friendly space in Davudiya refugee camp, Northern Iraq. Photo: LWF/ Seivan Salim
7 Mar
Where lives and cultures meet
Iraq, Women, women's rights, women's empowerment, women's human rights, International Women's Rights Day, IWD2016, Iraq Crisis
7 Mar
A place for women in northern Iraq helps women cope with displacement
LWF assisting in the distribution of winter clothes sponsored by the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Bavaria in Khanki camp, Northern Iraq. Photo: LWF Iraq
24 Oct
Concern for Iraqi Refugees as Cold Season Approaches
Iraq Crisis, Displaced Persons, WASH
24 Oct
LWF Assists With Shelter, WASH and Winter Clothing
A refugee shows a photo of his house. It has been confiscated and marked as IS property. Photo: LWF/M. Rénaux
15 Oct
LWF Assists Iraqi Refugees in Jordan
Iraq Crisis, Refugees
15 Oct
1200 Displaced Christians Found shelter in Amman Churches
Churches in Babilo, Duhok, are serving as a place of refuge for people fleeing the fighting in northern Iraq. The LWF is partnering with Christian Aid Program in Northern Iraq to assist. Photo: ACT/Anne Alling
22 Aug
Faith-Based Organizations Call for End to Iraq Violence
Iraq Crisis, Violence, Statement, ACT Alliance, Muslim
22 Aug
“Concerned and Saddened by Kidnapping and Hostage-taking”
IDPs in Dohuk, Iraq. Photo: <a href="http://www.ankawa.com/">ankawa.com</a>
14 Aug
LWF Provides Emergency Assistance in Iraq
Iraq Crisis, Displaced Persons, Violence, ACT Alliance
14 Aug
“Harrowing Stories of Targeting Minorities”
One of 170 Iraqi Shia and Zoroastrian IDP families from Mosul sheltering in Christian village of Bandaywa. Photo: LWF/D. Poppe
29 Jul
Faith Communities Forced to Flee in Northern Iraq
Middle East, Displaced Persons, Violence, Iraq Crisis
29 Jul
LWF Condemns Extremist Actions; Explores Ways to Stand with Internally Displaced in the Region