IRCS distributes food and relief assistance to Iraqi Christian refugee families in Beirut and provides medical support for Syrian refugees in Lebanon

The Iraqi Red Crescent Society (IRCS) distributed food and relief assistance to the Iraqi Christians refugees in Beirut in collaboration between Middle East and North Africa (MENA) zone-IRCS office, with a support of the Lebanese Red Cross. As a staff from IRCS in MENA zone office in coordination with the Lebanese Red Cross distribute food and relief assistance and blankets for the Iraqi Christian refugee families in the Syrian Catholic church the capital of Lebanese Beirut.
On the other hand, IRCS covers the cost of treatment, drugs and medical procedures for Iraqis who residing in Syria by relying on two medical centers in Damascus and the countryside of Damascus since the beginning of 2013 till the beginning of 2015, while the number of beneficiaries was (6567) Iraqis.

The IRCS has a great importance regarding the refugee file, whether Iraqis or Syrian refugees whom in Lebanon and Jordan, as well as to present full support for the refugee and displaced from Iraqi and Syrian families inside and outside their countries, and to provide them with food aid, relief assistance, medical treatment, and all medical services like the cases of birth, premature and kidney washing as well as to open medical centers in Beirut and Nabatteah in coordination with the Lebanese Ministry of Health to provide treatment and medicine for free at the expense of IRCS, and to distribute heaters, fuel and school stationery bags for refugees students. Adding to distribute winter clothing for Syrians children in Lebanon in which the number of beneficiaries was (6790) Syrian children refugees.
IRCS also delivers food assistance and medical relief and to the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) in order to be distributed to the most vulnerable families in the community where more than (4.5) million pieces of medical and medical supplies has been sent to the Syrian health centers and hospitals.

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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