A delegation from the Swedish Red Cross visit the Iraqi Red Crescent in Najaf Governorate to see it’s work of the displaced families

A delegation from the Swedish Red Cross has visited the Iraqi Red Crescent Society (IRCS) / Najaf branch so that to see the activities and work of the society that provided for displaced families on the road of Karbala-Najaf. The delegation discussed, during their meeting, with the Director of the mentioned branch and the director of International Humanitarian Law center many of the issues which related to the activities of the branch and ways of cooperation between IRCS and the Swedish Red Cross.
The visit included a tour to see displaced families on the road of Karbala and Najaf, and also to see the bakery for the displaced which was opened recently by IRCS, and to see the headquarters of the International Humanitarian Law center in Holy governorate of Najaf.
Meanwhile, the delegation has praised the efforts and services that provided by IRCS for the displaced despite of the difficult economic situation of Iraq.


About Iraqi Red Crescent Society

An independent national humanitarian society that works to reduce the suffering and pain of people without discrimination during the peace and war , natural disasters and non-natural disasters , it is also considered one of the most activist societies in the international movement of Red Cross and Red Crescent. The work of the society depends on the principle of voluntary work which considered the base in IRCS work , that the voluntary service is embodied the fundamental principles of the Red Cross and Red Crescent international movement which considered volunteers the basic block in the society work , that the voluntary relief doesn’t work for any interest or seek for any profit .

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