IRCS Agreed with the Parliamentary Committee of Health and Environment about the mechanism for cooperation and coordination to cover the needs of the displaced people

The Iraqi Red Crescent Society (IRCS) agreed with the Parliamentary Committee of Health and Environment about the mechanism for cooperation and coordination to cover the needs of the displaced people in various parts of Iraq. The president of IRCS Dr. Yaseen Al-mamori said at a joint news conference with members of the committee that “The IRCS was in a state of wide relief operations last year through assist displaced people and to provide them with services as the number of benefiting families from IRCS services was about 288 000 families in the different regions of Kurdistan and the central governorates, south or in Al-Anbar, which witness the biggest internal displacement that arrived to 280 000 displaced people, as well as Dohuk governorate embraced the displaced”.
The president of IRCS added that “IRCS experiencing from a financial difficulties after the depletion of our inventories, which were owned in the past year adding to decline in the budget of current year, but we hope to continue our work to cover the needs of displaced people in the general areas through grants and charitable donations promised by European countries”.
For his part, the Chairman of the Committee the deputy Mr.Fares Albrefakany said “there is an extra work regarding (relief and assist the displaced people) rests on the Iraq RC due to the difficult circumstances and the wave of displacement of two million that witnessed recently in Iraq because of the expansion of terrorism in some governorates”, He also stressed that “We agreed with the IRCS to work jointly in coordination with the Ministry of Health to provide medical services to public communities, and visits of millions of people, adding to other medical services such as medical rehabilitation for the disabled, rehabilitation of spinal cord injuries, injuries of terrorist operations” he also pointed that “the agreement is to assist IRCS to provide food security for displaced people and providing hundreds of thousands of food parcels as well to create Iraqi community that able to deal with natural disasters and man-made disasters”. “He refers to the work of activating the supervision regarding the campaigns which carried out by the Ministry of Health in immunization and vaccination the children and pregnant women, as well as to provide assistance and services to Iraqis who have been displaced outside the country and to provide services and assistance to the needy families,widows and orphans.

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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