Maternitainer trucks deployed in Iraq for Mosul
15 November 2016
Hospitainer trained UN and NGO staff on how to use the Maternitainer trucks for the Refugees fleeing from Mosul. Pregnant women and victims of sexual violence dearly need a safe and private place to deliver and be treated.
One doctor explained: "I saw a women who delivered in a tent. She could not stop bleeding and when I found her she had almost died. We need to bring these units immediate to the IDP camps for displaced people."
In total 13 Hospitainer trucks are ordered of which 9 Maternitainers and 4 Genealogical truck that also serve as an ambulance.
The trucks are financed by:
UNOCHA (Iraq Humanitarian Pooled Fund)
European Commission (Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection)
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