Iraqi Red Crescent Society provides food and relief assistance to more than (100) thousand person during Mosul operation

More than two months have passed on Mosul operation that accompanied by displacement events, the Iraqi Red Crescent Society (IRCS) has provided food and relief assistance to more than (100) thousand person inside and outside Nineveh governorate by Its relief teams who were distributed in the displacements areas, adding to distribute relief and food assistance to the families in the liberated cities of Mosul.
IRCS has said “IRCS volunteers and staffs are doing their best in responding to emergency needs of displaced people and the local residents of the cities and villages that located in the battle lines, until now IRCS teams are providing the displaced people with relief, food and health assistance adding to psychosocial support.
IRCS has also said “since the start of Mosul operations till now, IRCS has provided different food meals including daily food meals and food parcels for all displaced people, as the number of distributed food rations have reached (80) thousand and more than (20) food parcels, adding to provide displaced people daily with breads made by the bakeries that installed by IRCS which have provided the camps to more than (200) thousand bread, moreover the IRCS has also distributed blankets, oil heaters, cooking stoves and healthy materials ,as well as providing the kids with milk, clothes and other things that the kids need. IRCS has installed water station (capacity: 600000 liters daily) to provide the displace families with potable water.
In the same time IRCS volunteers and staffs have implemented daily first aid and psychosocial support campaigns in the camps and liberated areas inside Mosul, as IRCS teams have provided first aid and psychosocial support for different groups of displaced families and the number of beneficiaries have reached more than (80) person until now.

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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