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24 Jun 2021 |

Women paint their way out of trauma after assault

Managing Director Betina Gollander-Jensen was both moved and inspired when, in a virtual tour of the ISIS-ravaged Sinjar, she met recipients of the help of Mission East.

"I have had a fantastic meeting with employees and beneficiaries in Sinjar!"

24 Jun 2021 | Mission East

Meteorologist: Help the world to cope with climate change

The famous danish weatherman Mikael Jarnvig appeals to invest money and technology to provide water, food and energy to the world's poorest. Otherwise, our children and grandchildren will witness a climate catastrophe of wide dimensions, he says. Jarnvig recommends Mission East's climate efforts.

24 Jun 2021 |

Women break the silence

Violence against women is a taboo in Iraq. Now the women are responding by paintings at one of Mission East's civic centers in Sinjar, Iraq.

“In our culture, women are expected to remain silent when it comes to violence, whether the violence is domestic violence, rape or assault by a stranger. But silence cannot heal wounds or solve the problem."

Mission East strengthens people under pressure in Myanmar

An agricultural project has taught Mr. Sauma to grow a variety of crops so that his children can eat fruits and vegetables all year round. Today he is involved in leading the village's agricultural projects and is expanding his own farm with breeding of chickens, pigs and fish.

Myanmar is in deep crisis. The military regime has cracked down hard on any resistance since took power and ousted the democratically elected government 1 February 2021.

Families lack food and live in extreme poverty

The war in Syria affects the entire population. The worst situation is for those who have lost their jobs due to fleeing their home, land or business. They have no income and no money – and therefore the food is scarce.

Uncle Mohamad from the Aleppo hinterland used to be able to support his family. In the 1970s, he worked as a farmer and supported his wife and seven children. He was completely dependent on his agriculture and the products he cultivated, sold and lived on.

Achievements in 2020

Disability and inclusion
25.744
people
Disaster Risk Reduction
37.432
people
Emergency relief
391.546
people
Food Security
13.333
people
Livelihoods
25.198
people
Water, Sanitation and Hygiene
56.911
people

Vulnerable Populations in Syria and Lebanon

Emergency Humanitarian Assistance

Vulnerable Populations in and around Syria

Disability inclusive development

Multi-sector assistance to communities

Emergency livelihoods in Sinjar

Protection services in Mosul

Multisector support in Kirkuk and Ninewa

Food for Asset Creation in Badakhshan

Providing safe water in Badakshan

Emergency relief and community resilience

Improving livelihoods & food security

Resilient local development

A brighter future

SAAMARTHYA - resilience and inclusion

Women's empowerment in Humla

IDEAS- Inclusive Development

Building a Brighter Future

Improving WASH and Food Security

Bringing People Back Together

Brighter Future

Living Together, Learning Together

Improvement Project

Social Services 4 Inclusion