DARY Organization has operated dozens of humanitarian projects through its approved programs in its priorities of quick response to meet the humanitarian needs, especially as a result of conflicts, wars, forced displacement, and disasters. The organization also seeks to establish a solid reputation in the field of emergency response at a time when it is important to study the situation of societies to implement relief programs easily and qualitatively within the principle of transparency and neutrality.
DARY Organization has also contributed, through programs that exceeded (19 programs) and all its non-profit humanitarian projects funded with the support of donors and partners from United Nations agencies, international organizations and other donors, to alleviating the suffering of many people over the period of the organization’s experience of more than ten years, as it focused in the field of public health care and children. Motherhood, protection, community awareness, emergency life-saving assistance, and training and development programs in accordance with the standards of United Nations agencies.
Also, DARY Organization has experience in leading humanitarian consortium, managing and supervising projects of local and international organizations sponsored by the Humanitarian Fund in Iraq and United Nations agencies, due to the organization’s capacity and ability to collect and analyze data by conducting questionnaires using modern applications such as the Kobo collect and Task programs, as well as making summary and reports. Evaluation of projects like need and baseline assessments and final evaluations to monitor the progress of project, as well as the organization’s extensive experience in the field of medical documentation by organizing and documenting all statistics and medical data for beneficiaries through dashboards, including medical segregation according to gender, age groups, and medical conditions. The documentation included a hard copy and soft electronic copy, and also sharing these data with donors and relevant authorities.
The most important programs and experiences of DARY Organization in its humanitarian projects:
• Primary and secondary health care (PHC, SHC)
Building, rehabilitating, and managing primary health care centers (PHCC), field hospitals, mobile medical clinics (MMC), and mobile health teams, while providing essential medicines and medical equipment for these projects and ambulances, which include treating communicable, non-communicable, and chronic diseases, pediatrics, women’s health, internal medicine, and multiple other medical specialties. As well as early detection of chronic diseases such as high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease, and others. Also, establishing integrated medical laboratories and providing modern equipment to perform basic tests (general blood analysis, blood chemistry, urine analysis, virology screen, and other tests). Also providing a medical referral program using ambulances with a 24-hour referral system. Emergency, cold, and scheduled cases (like referral thalassemia patients) and supporting ambulance call centers.
• Sexual , Reproductive and Maternal Health (SRMH) and Family planning (FP)
Rehabilitation, construction, management, hospitals and maternity units that provide medical / gynecological consultation services, pre and post-natal care (ANC-PNC), Deliveries (NVD-C/S) and post-partum care, assistance in healthy pregnancy and safe childbirth, and an attempt to prevent cases of morbidity and death of mothers and newborns (Maternal and fetal mortality rates). It also includes family planning services to determine the timing of pregnancy and raise awareness of the risks of sexually transmitted diseases (STD).
• Vaccines and immunization of children: (EPI)
In its field health activities, the organization has given the highest priority to ensuring that children are immunized with safe vaccines in accordance with the standards of the World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF by establishing health units to provide vaccines such as the BCG vaccine, hepatitis B vaccine, polio vaccine, DTP vaccine, whooping cough, measles and other approved vaccines. In addition to vaccines for pregnant women, such as the tetanus vaccine (ATS) and others, as well as providing vaccines for snake and scorpion bites.
• Prevention of Malnutrition in children:
Providing field projects with the support of UN agencies and international organizations in forced displacement camps and internally displaced populations (IDPs) to address malnutrition in all its forms (wasting, stunting, and underweight), while providing medical treatment for malnutrition and other supplies concerned with child health, creating sustainable nutritional systems, and awareness about nutrition for all. This is how the organization worked. On field screening programs for newborns for early detection of malnutrition and the provision of nutritional supplements such as Plumpy Sup and Plumpy Nut and nutritional rehabilitation courses.
• Child protection program:
Providing child protection services and child-friendly spaces, including the Sinbad Mobile Bus, to reduce the level of psychological stress in children as a result of conflicts and displacement and to reintegrate them whith improving protection monitoring through awareness-raising activities that focus mainly on vulnerable groups such as people with disabilities and women-headed households.
• Immediate response to epidemics and communicable diseases:
The organization works with systems to monitor the outbreak of epidemics and communicable diseases with prompt and immediate reporting to the relevant United Nations agencies and competent government institutions (EWARN System) with the aim of limiting their spread. These systems have a clear role in early detection of the outbreak of diseases such as (cholera - hemorrhagic fever - Covid 19) and preventing them by training workers in the organization also contributes to prevention the Covid-19 epidemic through health awareness, social distancing, establishing and managing specialized isolation centers and units, as well as administering vaccines and managing vaccination ports.
• Cancer and incurable cases:
A specialized team manages a group of humanitarian services in multiple stages for people affected with cancer or complicated medical conditions, including evaluating medical conditions, indicating the type of support for each case, through initial and advanced examinations, and providing medical, in-kind assistance, and therapeutic facilities in coordination with governmental, private, local, and international institutions in the same field.
• Mental health and psychological support (MHPSS):
Providing psychological and social support care through psychiatrists and holding individual psychological counseling sessions that suit the patient’s privacy, starting from the stage of diagnosis, then hospitalization, treatment with medication support, and following up on the patient’s condition at all its stages by building and managing specialized centers, as well as supporting suicide prevention programs and how to deal with these cases and in the field of Children following up on patients with autism spectrum disorder and hyperactivity.
• Health support and rehabilitation for people with disabilities (PWDs):
Providing psychological support services and physical therapy sessions as part of integrated therapeutic services for those who have a physical disability due to birth complications or conflicts, providing assisted devices such as (wheelchair, crutches, artificial limbs, and providing disabled health kits) within a comprehensive rehabilitation program, as well as building and managing specialized centers.
• Monitoring drinking water and Bio-Medical waste management:
Conducting daily test of drinking water in displacement camps, sites and projects in which DARY has worked, providing daily assessments and notifying the relevant local authorities to ensure the suitability of the water for human use, as well as working to ensure a healthy environment in its projects, and implementing projects in the field of treating hazardous and ordinary medical waste through modern and advanced devices that transform it to environmentally friendly waste.
• Public health culture and awareness:
Providing health awareness and education to health workers, civil society and the local community regarding the seriousness of common and transmissible diseases and epidemics to provide a healthy lifestyle, take prior prevention and limit the transmission of diseases, and included implementing dozens of awareness and education campaigns.
• Trainings and Health development:
Strengthening the health system with training programs, multiple developmental courses and workshops, including community prevention and community management of infectious and non-communicable diseases, immediate reporting programs (EWARN), diseases of children and women, emergency and disaster courses, as well as counseling and family planning courses in accordance with the standard curricula approved by the MoH, WHO, UNFPA, and UNICEF.
• Rehabilitation and management of infrastructure:
Rehabilitation and maintenance of government buildings of the health field to improve the conditions for providing services in it, and the organization then operated and managed of a number of that facilities after setting clear objectives for the project and determining its capacity, value and time duration in line with the services it provides in emergency situations in cooperation with government bodies, UN agencies and other partners.
• Food Security and Livelihoods Programs:
Immediate response through the implementation of projects distributing health and food supplies for emergency cases in cooperation with international agencies and organizations, rapid response in the affected areas, and enhancing the capacity of beneficiaries by providing operational projects and job opportunities while sponsoring the needy and orphans with financial grants and productive families projects (CFW, SBG). The program also included supporting survival women of conflicts and kidnapped through physical and mental rehabilitation, providing them with job opportunities and reintegrating them into society.
• Eliminating gender-based violence (GBV):
Implementing a number of initiatives and projects with agencies, bodies and international organizations concerned with implementing programs prevention of gender-based violence and highlighting the provision of basic services that help provide rapid responses to prevent GBV.
• The role of youth participation and leadership:
Empowering young people of both genders and providing appropriate opportunities to make decisions and enhance their abilities to advance human rights and progress in development issues such as health, education, employment, supporting civil society, and training employees who work with civil society organizations in approved international programs, including effective participation in health, scientific and community seminars and conferences and access to Received appreciation from local and international institutions.
• Confronting natural disasters and climate:
Implementing plans, training workshops and field projects within disaster preparedness response and recovery programs and ensuring a rapid response to reduce risks by improving information related to risks, early warning and building a culture of safety and the ability to enhance preparedness and response to natural disasters.
• Blood donation programs:
Organizing large initiatives to provide the local need for blood in cooperation with the MoH with the aim of reducing the communication gap between donors and blood banks by encouraging and stimulating regular blood donation and establishing this culture among the community to enhance the stock of hospitals, especially for children and the field of cancer.
•”DARY” clinics and your private doctor program:
Since the beginning of its work, the organization has established consulting medical clinics that provide services to the local community with need in the field of children’s and women’s health, internal medicine, dentistry, and laboratory analyses. It has provided free medicines, medical supplies, infant formula, and nutritional supplements. It has also implemented a private doctor program that provides surgical intervention services and rare medical specialties through Referring the patient and following up on the treatment stages.