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An earthquake, measuring magnitude 7.3 has struck on the northern borders of Iraq and Iran.  Early indications suggest that over 400 people have been killed and several thousand injured. With people still trapped under the rubble of destroyed buildings, these figures are likely to rise.


Our local partner in Iraq has already sent IHP medicines to a hospital dealing with the casualties but says,



Iran / Iraq Earthquake Map - World Food Program

Credit: World Food Progamme

Iraq / Iran Earthquake Appeal

“We have to start sending medicines to up to 30 clinics, international medical teams and hospitals. The need is HUGE, we need more medicines ASAP”





To help us get the medicines to Iraq please support our appeal.  For every £100 we receive we can send over £1,500 worth of medicines and help 200 people affected by this disaster.


•To donate now please click here 

•If you are a pharmaceutical company please contact h.dean@ihpuk.org urgently to donate medicines.  

•If you represent a company wanting to make a cash donation please contact c.allcock@ihpuk.org or call 0203 735 5489.



£100 could provide 400 vulnerable people with life-saving medicines

£50 could provide 200 children

with antibiotics

£250 could provide an emergency

medical kit for at least 60 families