A delegation from the Swedish Red Cross visiting the Iraqi Red Crescent Society to see the update on the humanitarian situation in Iraq.

A delegation from the Swedish Red Cross visited the Iraqi Red Crescent in Baghdad in order to see the relief operations by Iraqi RC for the displaced families. As the President of Iraqi RC Dr. Yaseen Al-mamori received the Secretary General of the Swedish Red Cross Ms. Ulrika Arheed and her accompanying delegation yesterday.
The two sides discussed the future cooperation frameworks regarding the relief operations in accordance with the mechanisms and programs to support humanitarian work.
For his part, the Swedish delegation praised on the role which played by Iraqi RC regarding the relief that provided to the displaced families despite of the difficult humanitarian situation while the delegation will visit Erbil and Dohuk to see the conditions of displaced families there.

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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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