Life as a paramedic in the Middle East

Ryan Ahlgren is a paramedic that works in conflict zones in the Middle East. These photos were taken by him and shared with AM-UNITY magazine, capturing his work as a medic in Iraq and Syria.

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Driving through a small desert town in Iraq- 2018.
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‘The victory of Tel Afar, 2018’ – The paramedic team were in Northwest Iraq, treating internally displaced people caught in battle.
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Taken in Al Qa’im 2018 between the border of Syria and Iraq. When Ryan and the team of medics entered the town, the dogs were running around carrying human body parts in their mouths. Over 700 people were treated in Al Qa’im.
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Ryan treating patients outside Mosul in a camp set up by Adventis Development and Relief Agency- 2018.