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Life Support: Basra Industrial Community
Housing and Life Support


BIC offers the highest quality housing that is second to none. Each room is separated and includes an en-suite with toilet, sink and shower. Our guests will find thermostatic climate controls, comfortable beds, ample storage space, high speed internet, television, mini-refrigerator and power outlets for other devices. Additionally, we are flexible with our room configurations. We offer multiple standard room layouts, and can work with you to provide accommodations tailored to your specific needs.

To add to our guests’ comfort, each room is supplied with clean quality linens and towels. Our daily housekeeping services provide room cleaning and laundry services. Laundry services include collection, washing, drying, pressing, folding and returning of garments.

Get fit, relax and enjoy our gym and recreation area. The gym is fully-equipped with free weights, rowing machines, stationary bicycles and treadmills. Whether your game is table tennis, darts, pool, chess, fooseball; the recreation area has it all including multiple televisions. BIC also houses a quiet room with a library and reading area. Our outdoor entertainment area includes a kitchen and dining area with a large projector screen. Our sundry store is a place where you can get almost anything that you will need such as toiletries, snacks, cigarettes, drinks and DVD rentals.

Maintenance Services

To support our housing efforts, the camp operations center will house full time English and Arabic speaking maintenance staff. Our maintenance staff is trained in providing excellent service and timeliness of repairs. Service requests are reported and tracked through our work order management system that can be operated through web-based or walk-in reporting. BIC maintains 100% accountability and tracking of all requests and work orders.

All work orders are to be responded within a set amount of time from the date and time of submission based on the priority of the maintenance issue. We understand that climate control is essential to the comfort of our clients. Because of this, BIC shall maintain an inventory of spare parts to ensure that any malfunctioning HVAC units can be repaired or replaced promptly. If any repairs are expected to exceed a reasonable amount of time, alternate accommodations can be provided.

Food Service

BIC offers a customized food service with an individualized rather than an institutional approach. From our perspective, food services play an integral role in employee morale, especially in remote locations.

Serving delicious food and beverages is one of the most important services that we perform. BIC provides a choice of high quality, nutritious and well balanced food to meet our guests’ needs. All food related services are in accordance with Health and Service Standards to include: FDA Food Code, TB Med 530, HACCP systems and principles, ISO 22000 and EU regulations.

BIC offers top-notch European, Western and Mesopotamian cuisine. Our facilities management team is flexible, and we continuously adapt our menu items as necessary. Additionally, bi-weekly theme nights will be held to include Mexican, Italian, American, Indian and Chinese, barbeque and shawarma nights. In addition, special events and menus will be served at special Holidays and occasions.

Vegetarian and special dietary meals can also be prepared for our clients on request, and customers with food allergies are encouraged to consult with the management team. Healthy choices will be offered and displayed at each meal service.

Get your morning off to a good start with our continental or English breakfast, or try our muffins, omelets, creamed beef and biscuits, fluffy pancakes, healthy smoothies or granola. We offer seasonally available fresh fruit to add to our selections. You will find many choices with a weekend brunch or healthy breakfast on the go.

At lunchtime, forget about a boring packed lunch. We have subs, wraps, pasta salads, bean salads, couscous salads, fresh soups and more. A choice of main line or short order specials for lunch and dinner, as well as alternating potato, pasta and taco bars provide a nice variety of choices for our customers.

Each meal is accompanied by self serve salad bars, beverage stations offering a selection of hot and cold drinks and a dessert station providing an assortment of delicious decadent sweets.


BIC understands that our residents need a way to relax at the end of their day. We offer full feature television and internet services.

We provide a full range of OSN television packages. From MTV to the BBC, our clients have access to a wide array of television choices.

BIC offers fiber internet with 100% VSAT Satellite backup. We also offer variable upload / download speeds by room. Our internet system is fully hard wired CAT6 with a Cisco ASA firewall which provides encryption and VPN tunneling.

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Basra Industrial Community: Al Muhanseen Q. Near Al Khaleeg Station, Basra Iraq

Al-Mi Schwob For Construction, LLC: 2349 Glenda Lane Dallas, TX 75229

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