Iraqi Red Crescent provides health and food assistance to more than 1800 families who are living in the old city of Mosul.

The Iraqi Red Crescent Society ( IRCS) has distributed food assistance to more than 1800 families who are living in the old city of Mosul.
” The IRCS`s volunteers in Nineveh governorate have distributed more than 7500 dry food  boxes to the families who are living in the neighborhoods of ( Almushahda, Bab AlMasjed, AlAhmediya, Shefa, Hamam AlMankoush, Sheikh Fathi area) in the right side of Mosul, more than 1800 families have been covered in the distribution” . Said Mr. Hyder Qassim the IRCS`s relief official in Mosul.
Qassim has added that the distribution process has been done after the IRCS `s teams have conducted a field assessment in order to register the needs of the families to provide it to them.
Qassim has clarified that the IRCS`s relief teams are continuing to provide more than 350,000 liters of potable water every day, it is distributed to 65 water tank in a capacity of 5000 liters which have been installed in the districts of the old city of Mosul, adding to provide the general hospital in Wadi Hajar area with more than 25,000 liters of potable water every day.
On the health side, Mr. Hyder Qassim said that the IRCS`s health teams have provided daily treatment and first aid by the mobile clinics, where it treats more than 180 cases every day, adding to provide treatment for the people suffering from chronic diseases.

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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