Despite of the difficult humanitarian situation in Iraq
IRCS distributes humanitarian aid for more than 2000 families of the Syrian refugees in Iraq

From  the beginning of the events in Syria, so far Iraq has seen for asylum thousands of families to different regions of Iraq and concentrated presence in the governorates  of Kurdistan , where the bench largest refugee who estimated the Syrians in Iraq about gatherings (216) thousand refugees spread over a number of camps, including (Dumez camp and Qchtbh the movement and arabized and Kourkosk and Basrma and Dararhkuran) as well as a camp in Al- Anbar governortae, which is based only camp which is located outside the Kurdistan region with a number of them spread to various parts of Iraq.

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The city of Dohuk recently witnessed the influx  numbers of refugee families as a result of the violence which  occur in  Kobanî , Syrian city and in spite of the difficult humanitarian situations  experienced by Iraq as a result of the violence that followed the fall of Mosul, and faced  of a major humanitarian challenges are in the presence of hundreds of thousands of displaced families and increasing needs, especially with the beginning  of winter season , Iraqi Red Crescent seeks to continue its assistance to the Syrian  refugees.
Recently the team of Iraqi  Red Crescent society targeted  (2070) Syria families through the distribution of food items in different areas  of Erbil and and Dhouk as a part of relief  program carried out by the IRCS  with the support of the American Red Cross and the financing of the company (Marathon Oil) including to help Syrian refugees in provision them  by  food, and health services ,  targets (7528) family housed in different areas.
Since March, the beginning of 2012 the Iraqi Red Crescent Society adopted a series of relief operations and humanitarian programs to assist the Syrian refugees through the provision of water, food, health services and, psychological support and education programs. The number of beneficiaries of these programs have reached more than 100 refugees and to assist more than (5) Thousandspupils to join in schools during the year of  2013/2014 by providing them with clothing and various of school requirements .IRCS  also provides drinking water to a number of camps , besides that;  implemented programs to assist  the families on the social and psychological conditioning and try to integrate them into local communities.

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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