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World day of the Red Cross and Red Crescent

On the occasion of the International Day of the Red Cross and Red Crescent, the Iraqi Red Crescent Society (IRCS) wishes to express its gratitude for the humanitarian efforts that have been made by the volunteers and staff of the International Movement of Red Cross and Red Crescent all over the world when they are doing thier job to face ...

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Amidst escalating crises, Middle East humanitarian leaders meet to chart new course

PRESS RELEASE Baghdad, 18 April 2018 – Red Cross and Red Crescent leaders from across the Middle East and North Africa gather today in Baghdad to discuss the region’s escalating humanitarian crises. More than 140 attendees, including representatives from 16 National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, will attend the conference to explore a range of issues, including the shrinking ...

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The Iraqi Red Crescent participates in Iraq reconstruction conference that held on 16th of February 2018 in Kuwait

The Iraqi Red Crescent Society, represented by its President Dr.Yassen Al-Mamouri, has participated in the conference of Iraq reconstruction which held in Kuwait. During the participation, there was a review for the most important humanitarian challenges in Iraq, the needs of IDPs and the affected people. Adding to the most important humanitarian response that the Iraqi Red Crescent did. The ...

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The Iraqi Red Crescent signed a joint Memorandum of Understanding with the International Committee of the Red Cross

The Iraqi Red Crescent Society (IRCS) has signed a joint Memorandum of Understanding with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) to emphasize the common goals to meet the humanitarian needs of the victims of the current situation in Iraq, and to increase the effectiveness of the joint humanitarian work which carried out by the International Movement of the ...

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The Iraqi Red Crescent and “Zain Iraq” Mobile Company distribute medical treatments for more than 5,000 displaced people in Ameriyat al-Fallujah

Within the cooperation program between the Iraqi Red Crescent Society (IRCS) and the “Zain Iraq” Mobile Company, IRCS has distributed medical treatments for more than 5,000 displaced people from Anbar governorate. The Assistant Secretary General for IRCS Mohammed al-Khuzai said “IRCS teams in cooperation with Zain Iraq has distributed medical treatments for more than 5,000 displaced people in Ameriyat al-Fallujah ...

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The president of the Iraqi Red Crescent receives the senior adviser of Turkish Prime Minister and his accompanying delegation

The president of the Iraqi Red Crescent Society (Dr. Yaseen Al-mamori) receive senior advisers of Turkish Prime Minister (Kokahan Getin Siaa) and the Turkish ambassador in Iraq (Farouk Qimaqjy) and the representative of the Turkish Red Crescent, at the headquarters Iraqi Red Crescent. As they has discussed the humanitarian situation updates in Iraq and to put the mechanisms of joint ...

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REGIONAL CONSULTATION MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA

CO-CHAIRS’ SUMMARY The World Humanitarian Summit (WHS) regional consultation for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) was held at the Dead Sea, Jordan, from 3-5 March 2015. It was hosted by the Government of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and co-chaired by the League of Arab States, the Organization of Islamic Cooperation and the UN Office for the Coordination ...

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More than four thousand Iraqi families, mostly waiting for asylum to other countries, while the Lebanese Red Cross distributes relief and food assistance to them in Lebanon

According to the semi-official statistics of Lebanon, more than 4,000 Iraqis mostly asylum seekers, since the escalation of violence in Mosul since June 2014, the number of asylum seekers greatly increases as hundreds of Christian families lived in Mosul forced to immigrate to Lebanon in order to obtain asylum to other countries, this families living in Lebanon under difficult humane ...

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Message from the Secretary General of IFRC to the National Societies

4 February 2015 ‘Honesty, sincerity, simplicity, humility, pure generosity, absence of vanity, readiness to serve others – qualities which are within easy reach of every soul – are the foundation of one’s spiritual life.’ Nelson Mandela  Dear Presidents and Secretaries General, Now six months into my term as Secretary General of this Federation, which I have the honour of representing ...

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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 ...

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