Iraqi Red Crescent is the first humanitarian organization enters the city of Qayarah and distributes food assistance to families inside the city

   The Iraqi Red Crescent Society (IRCS) has distributed food assistance to more than 1,200 families in the city of Qayarah after the return of displaced families to their own homes. The head of Erbil branch Howera Ihssan said “After obtaining the approval from the leadership of operations at the city and under the direct supervision by the president of IRCS Dr. Yaseen Al-Mamouri, we been managed to access the city of Qayarah and distributed food parcels and relief material for the families who are returning to their homes”. He also added that the Crescents’ teams distributed food parcels to more than 1,200 families, however the distribution operations will continue until a few days so that to target the most possible number of the returning families.

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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