Iraqi Red Crescent provides first aid and medical assistance to more than 3 million Iraqi and foreign visitor during the occasion of Arbieiniat Imam Hussian (peace be upon him).

The Iraqi Red Crescent Society(IRCS) has provided medical assistance and first aid to more than (3) million Iraqi and foreign visitors.
The IRCS has reported” The IRCS teams have provided health, medical and first aid services to  3233650 Iraqi and foreign visitors in the governorates of (Baghdad, Karbala, Najaf, Babil, Muthana, Basra, Maysan, Dhi Qar, Wasit, Diwaniyah, and Diyala) during the occasion of Arbieiniat Imam Hussein.
The IRCS`s staff and volunteers have provided health services and first aid by its health detachments, where the IRCS has set up more than (45) mobile and fixed medical detachments in order to provide services to the visitors.
“The IRCS  has put a prior plan to absorb the millions of people who are heading to Karbala city in order to perform the Arbieiniat visit occasion, we have prepared the human, material and logistical resources to provide health and awareness services and participate in transporting the visitors”, said the Head of operations management of the IRCS`s relief teams Mr. Ahmed Kadhim.
 Kadhim has added that the joint work of the IRCS teams has lasted Eleven days and during this period the IRCS teams have provided health services, first aid, and treatments for more than three million Iraqi and foreign visitors, adding to participate in the transportation of the visitors from inside and outside Karbala governorate. 

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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