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Iraqi Red Crescent and the International Committee of Red Cross in Iraq sign an annual cooperation agreement for the year 2021.

 The Iraqi Red Crescent Society (IRCS) and the International Committee of Red Cross (ICRC) in Iraq have signed an annual cooperation agreement between them for the year 2021, the agreement includes nine axes that aims to support the IRCS in their response to the humanitarian needs of the Iraqi people  and to strengthen cooperation between the components of the International ...

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Iraqi Red Crescent opens a large unit for water in Basra governorate.

The Iraqi Red Crescent Society(IRCS) has opened Al-Rebat water unit in Basra in cooperation with Norwegian Red Cross and with the support of the European Commission for Humanitarian Aid. “After great efforts, and to reduce water crisis and its salinity in Basra Governorate, the IRCS has opened Al-Rebat water unit in cooperation with the Norwegian Red Cross and funded by the ...

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Iraqi Red Crescent rehabilitate 15 schools in Nineveh and Salah al-Din.

The teams of the Iraqi Red Crescent Society(IRCS) have rehabilitated 15 schools in the governorates of Nineveh and Salah al-Din in cooperation with Swedish Red Cross. “The IRCS’s teams  have started to rehabilitate a number of primary, middle and secondary schools in Nineveh and Salah al-Din governorates.”, said Mr.Nawar Abdul Qadir, the Head of structure and rehabilitation section in the IRCS. Mr. ...

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Iraqi Red Crescent: Rehabilitating 28 health centres in six governorates.

The Iraqi Red Crescent Society (IRCS) has rehabilitated a number of health centres and hospitals  in cooperation with Norwegian Red Cross in six governorates. ‘’ The teams of construction and sanitation division in the IRCS have rehabilitated 28 health centres in six governorates which is: Nineveh, Salahaddin, Diyala, Karkok, Anbar and Baghdad’’ , said Mr. Nawar abdulkader the head of ...

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After field assessments conducted by the teams of the Iraqi Red Crescent in the governorates of Iraq:
Distributing more than 15,000 food parcels to the affected families by coronavirus.

The Iraqi Red Crescent Society (IRCS) has distributed more than 15,000 food parcels to the poor and affected families by Coronavirus. ‘’ The branches teams of the IRCS in the governorates have distributed food and relief items, where they have distributed more than 15,000 food parcels in all the governorates of Iraq to the poor and affected families by corona ...

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Iraqi Red Crescent: More than (98) families whose homes were affected due to the rain in Babel and Diwaniyah.

The Iraqi Red Crescent Society [IRCS] has announced the outcome of the damaged houses as a result of the rain that fell yesterday in Diwaniyah, as the rain  caused damage to more than (50) houses in the slums areas in Alforat, Al-Hakam, Al-Hussein neighbourhoods and the district of Afak, including the collapse of an entire house and the floods has ...

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Two brothers with one liver
Ten years after it was conducted , the Iraqi Red Crescent is following the first liver transplant operation in Iraq under their sponsorship.

Although ten years have passed since conducting the first liver transplant operation in Iraq, the doctors of the  Iraqi Red Crescent are still following the case of the only patient who underwent a liver transplant, on the 29th of November 2011, a specialized medical team performed the first surgery in Iraq for a liver transplant, Dr. Laith Raof a gastroenterologist ...

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Iraqi Red Crescent is rehabilitating water and sanitation services for five health centers in Diyala.

The Iraqi Red Crescent Society (IRCS) has completed the rehabilitation of water and sanitation services project, which was implemented with the support of the Norwegian Red Cross, the rehabilitation has covered five health centres in Diyala governorate which are ( Alhawesh health centre, Kanan, Bani saad, Katoon and Alriaya), where the teams of the IRCS have provided refrigerators and filters ...

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Iraqi Red crescent : Rehabilitation and maintenance of the biological units of Aljumhouri and Almawane hospitals in Basra.

The Iraqi Red Crescent Society [IRCS] has rehabilitated and maintained the biological units of Aljumhouri and AlMawane hospitals in Basra governorate in cooperation with Norwegian Red Cross. The IRCS has said in a statement:[ The teams of the IRCS have set the final stages to manufacture the units in a capacity of 400 cubic meters per hour and 200 metres ...

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Dr. Abbas Finds Physical Distancing a Real Challenge in Iraq to Fight COVID-19

  IFRC 8 Oct 2020 |  Randa El Ozeir: The Iraqi Red Crescent Society (IRCS) has gathered its efforts to fight COVID-19, and launched “Your Doctor” program to guide, sensitize, and refer people to the relevant health services depending on their situation. In our conversation with the President of the IRCS, Dr. Yaseen Abbas, we talked about how Iraqis are dealing with the ...

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