Iraq: Nursing Home: NursingHome_007-01

Hasoon Sayeed, 83, who has lived at a nursing home in Baghdad for the past two years, drinks tea in his room. Sayeed used to work as a psychologist in Baghdad. Sayeed says that for the past year conditions at this nursing home have worsened. Seniors now receive only about $5 a month from humanitarian organizations and under Saddam Hussein they used to receive about $80 a month.

Hasoon Sayeed, 83, who has lived at a nursing home in Baghdad for the past two years, drinks tea in his room. Sayeed used to work as a psychologist in Baghdad. Sayeed says that for the past year conditions at this nursing home have worsened. Seniors now receive only about $5 a month from humanitarian organizations and under Saddam Hussein they used to receive about $80 a month.