When: Spring 2015 

Where: Northern Iraq


  • To establish contacts on the ground with the Kurdish Ministry of Health, establish security networks, and to delineate future mission parameters.

Team members:

  • GSMSG security and logistics experts as an advance team

What was accomplished:

  • Successfully networked and laid out the future plans with the Kurdish Ministry of Health Directorate of Planning.  
  • Established a security network within the Kurdish territories ensuring the safe operations of future medical teams.
  • Assisted with basic medical check-ups at 3 refugee camps for over 100 patients to assess the primary medical needs and material necessities of the refugee populations.
  • Successfully mapped and planned all locations, facilities, logistics (in terms of GSMSG operations), hospitals, refugee camps, as well as nearby security facilities and evacuation routes.