On the 10th of January, a delegation of the American embassy in Baghdad visited Esyan Camp to observe the circumstances of the IDPs from close by. The delegation was welcomed by Ms. Laylan Mohammad, the program manager of BRHA and the manager of Esyan Camp.
Winter clothing was distributed among a total of 3,388 IDP children (1 year old up to 14 years old) at Bersivy 2 Camp and Esyan Camp on the 19th and 23rd of December, 2018. This was made possible by UNICEF, in cooperation with BRHA (the managements of the camps) (3,300 children at Bersivy 2 Camp). Akorn made the distribution among 88 children possible on the 19th of December at Esyan Camp.
On the 2nd of December, 3 courses came to an end at Esyan Camp. In cooperation with the management of Esyan Camp (BRHA), Seywan center had organized these courses for 35 female IDPs at the camp. The courses that took about a month, consisted of: handicraft, sewing and drawing. The purpose of the courses was to support the females at the camp and improve their skills in the different areas.
The general manager of the directorate of education, Mr. Omar Ali Taha, visited Esyan Camp on the 17th of October, 2018. During the meeting at the camp, with the camp manager, they spoke about the circumstances of the education at the camp. After that the general manager of the directorate of education had a meeting with the directors of the schools at Esyan Camp, to observe the circumstances of the education at the camp from close by and to get to know what their needs are concerning the schools.
A course on cloth painting was organized for the children at Esyan Camp on the 9th of October, 2018. The course was made possible in cooperation with VOP and BRHA (the management of Esyan Camp).
Several courses came to an end at Esyan Camp on the 8th of October, 2018. In cooperation with the management of Esyan Camp (BRHA), Life Line had organized several courses: Cell phone repair, Sewing, “Women’s Salon” and Barbery. The courses were organized with the purpose of creating job opportunities for the IDPs at the camp.
On the 28th of August, a group of American volunteers has come to the province of Duhok for a period of time, to give IDP girls psychological support through sports and teaching them the art of self-defence. At Esyan Camp they started the project for about 450 girls, in cooperation with the management of the Camp.
Hivi Center for the protection of IDP children was opened in an official ceremony at Esyan Camp on the 7th of August, 2018. Children can spend their time at the center and have fun.