To say I am deeply honoured is an understatement…. to be nominated by Baroness Helena Kennedy for this award is truly humbling. If it serves to highlight the plight of the Yezidis further then that is all I could wish for.
You can watch the video clip of Anne Norona, founder of YES, talking about the urgent issues facing the Yezidi people on Channel 5 News here. This nurse who was so moved by the plight of the Yazidis that she dedicated her life to doing everything she can to help the community. #5News | … Read moreYES founder on Channel 5 News
After the article written by Christina Lamb in The Sunday Times last week, YES founder Anne Norona was contacted by Channel 5 and the BBC, requesting an interview with her about the plight of the Yezidis and the work Anne has been doing to help. This kind of exposure is vital in gaining the support … Read moreAnne on BBC News and Channel 5
YES was in The Sunday Times this week in an article written about the work Anne and the charity have done, by Christina Lamb. You can read the article here: On an average day, Anne Norona does blood tests and checks leg ulcers in the GP’s practice in Penzance where she is a nurse. Last … Read moreYES in The Sunday Times
The following article appeared in the Spring 2018 issue of Manor Magazine. Words by Fiona McGowan and courtesy of Manor Magazine _______ A Botox nurse in Truro and an aid worker in Lesvos, Anna Norona speaks to Fiona McGowan about her fight to raise awareness of the suffering of the Yezidi people. Only a few … Read moreIN THE PRESS: Life-saver
Anne is currently in Iraq until the 1st of March, meeting Yezidi survivors and helping to provide aid to those in need. Winter in the Yezidi camps is difficult: the tents are leaking water and many do not have proper shoes or warm clothes. Most important is distributing food, medicine and donations around the camp. … Read moreVisit to the Yezidi camp
I’m very excited to announce I will soon be in Iraq to attend meetings with NGOs, further our projects, and visit as many of the vulnerable Yezidis we support as possible. I’ll be staying for 3 weeks, traveling between camps and Sinjar, where we’re supporting underfunded medical projects in Sinjar and distributing much-needed aid. There is … Read morePreparing for the trip to Iraq
The Y.E.S team are continuously distributing clothes and teddies to the children most in need in the camps of Kurdistan/Iraq. We are collecting in various locations from around the UK in collaboration with other NGO’s and individuals who are so generously helping to provide something to children who most need help We aim to something … Read moreAid Distribution In The Camps