> Dia Alterar says his target is to rehabilitate 1000 homes, relying solely on donations from locals. Other tasks being undertaken include clearing rubble and garbage, opening roads, drilling water wells, and distributing aid.
They feared its vast contents had been lost forever. But under layers of ash they found some 30,000 books.>>
It's great that we were able to save a part of this heritage.>>
And months after Iraq announced full control of the city, life is back in many parts. But that doesn't means the work of these volunteers is over. Much of the old city, where the last and the bloodiest battles were waged, is still in complete ruin, and poverty is rife.
As Mosul's youth works to turn the page on a dark chapter in the city's history.